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The Resource The ocean of life, The Fate of Man and the Sea / Callum Roberts

The ocean of life, The Fate of Man and the Sea / Callum Roberts

Label
The ocean of life
Title
The ocean of life
Statement of responsibility
The Fate of Man and the Sea / Callum Roberts
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Putting our exploitation of the seas into historical context, Roberts offers a devastating account of the impact of modern fishing techniques, pollution, and climate change, and reveals what it would take to steer the right course while there is still time
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The ocean of life, The Fate of Man and the Sea / Callum Roberts
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Changing seas. Four and a half billion years ; Food from the sea ; Fewer fish in the sea ; Winds and currents ; Life on the move ; Rising tides ; Corrosive seas ; Dead zones and the world's great rivers ; Unwholesome waters ; The age of plastic ; The not so silent world ; Aliens, invaders, and the homogenization of life ; Pestilence and plague ; Mare incognitum ; Ecosystems at your service -- Changing course. Farming the sea ; The great cleanup ; Can we cool our warming world? ; A new deal for the oceans ; Life renewed ; Saving the giants of the sea ; Preparing for the worst ; Epilogue : the sea ahead -- Appendix 1. Seafood with a clear conscience -- Appendix 2. Conservation charities working to protect ocean life
Control code
7ocm59911122
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 405 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780670023547
Lccn
2012000252
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The ocean of life, The Fate of Man and the Sea / Callum Roberts
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Changing seas. Four and a half billion years ; Food from the sea ; Fewer fish in the sea ; Winds and currents ; Life on the move ; Rising tides ; Corrosive seas ; Dead zones and the world's great rivers ; Unwholesome waters ; The age of plastic ; The not so silent world ; Aliens, invaders, and the homogenization of life ; Pestilence and plague ; Mare incognitum ; Ecosystems at your service -- Changing course. Farming the sea ; The great cleanup ; Can we cool our warming world? ; A new deal for the oceans ; Life renewed ; Saving the giants of the sea ; Preparing for the worst ; Epilogue : the sea ahead -- Appendix 1. Seafood with a clear conscience -- Appendix 2. Conservation charities working to protect ocean life
Control code
7ocm59911122
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 405 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780670023547
Lccn
2012000252
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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