Coral Reefs Majestic Realms under the Sea
ISBN: HB: 9780300253832, Yale University Press, July 2021
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 25 black&white illus.
When mass coral bleaching and die-offs were first identified in the 1980s, and eventually linked to warming events, the scientific community was sure that such a dramatic and unambiguous signal would serve as a warning sign about the devastating effe...
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Field Guide to the Mid-Atlantic Coast Including the Jersey Shore, Cape May, Delaware Bay, the Delmarva Peninsula, and the Outer Banks
ISBN: PB: 9780300246469, Yale University Press, March 2021
448 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm, 721 colour illus.
The Outer Banks of North Carolina and the beaches of the Mid-Atlantic Coast are among the most popular tourist destinations in the United States. This book is a richly illustrated field guide that surveys the geology, environmental history, natural h...
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£25,00
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Endless Novelties of Extraordinary Interest The Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger and the Birth of Modern Oceanography
ISBN: HB: 9780300232059, Yale University Press, October 2019
288 pp., 21x14 cm, 29 black&white illus.
From late 1872 to 1876, H.M.S. Challenger explored the world's oceans. Conducting deep sea soundings, dredging the ocean floor, recording temperatures, observing weather, and collecting biological samples, the expedition laid the foundations for mode...
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Field Guide to Cape Cod Including Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard, Block Island, and Eastern Long Island
ISBN: PB: 9780300226157, Yale University Press, November 2018
448 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm, 570 colour illus.
This essential guidebook presents the most abundantly illustrated and fascinating account of the natural history of Cape Cod, its nearby islands, Block Island, the western coast of Rhode Island, and southeastern Long Island ever published. Exploring...
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£19,99
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Fishing How the Sea Fed Civilization
ISBN: PB: 9780300240047, Yale University Press, October 2018
368 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 39 black&white illus.
In this history of fishing – not as sport but as sustenance – archaeologist and best-selling author Brian Fagan argues that fishing was an indispensable and often overlooked element in the growth of civilization. It sustainably provided enough food t...
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£11,99
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Carnivore Minds Who These Fearsome Animals Really are
ISBN: HB: 9780300218152, Yale University Press, May 2017
368 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 44 black&white illus.
Myth and media typically cast animals we consider predators or carnivores as unthinking killers – dangerous, unpredictable, and devoid of emotion. But is this portrait valid? By exploring their inner lives, this pioneering book refutes the many mispe...
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£53,00
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Field Guide to Long Island Sound Coastal Habitats, Plant Life, Fish, Seabirds, Marine Mammals, and Other Wildlife
ISBN: PB: 9780300220353, Yale University Press, March 2017
416 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm, 1200 colour illus.
A lavishly illustrated and long-overdue guidebook to the rich natural history of Long Island Sound and its coastlines, a region beloved by millions of people. Long Island Sound consists of a diverse collection of unique marine, estuarine, and terres...
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£20,00
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Entirely Synthetic Fish How Rainbow Trout Beguiled America and Overran the World
ISBN: PB: 9780300140880, Yale University Press, July 2011
288 pp., 25x15 cm, 20 black&white illus.
Anders Halverson provides an exhaustively researched and grippingly rendered account of the rainbow trout and why it has become the most commonly stocked and controversial freshwater fish in the United States. Discovered in the remote waters of north...
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