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Empty Ocean - 03 edition

Empty Ocean (ISBN10: 1559636378; ISBN13: 9781559636377)
ISBN13: 978-1559636377
ISBN10: 1559636378

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-1559639743
ISBN10: 1559639741

Summary: From codfish to tuna, and sea turtles to seals, entire populations of marine creatures are being driven to the brink of extinction. In this alarming, yet hopeful book, acclaimed author and artist Richard Ellis ventures from the depths of the Chesapeake Bay to the bustling aisles of Tokyo's Tsukiji Fish Market and beyond to reveal the way the hunting, fishing, and collecting of aquatic animals is rapidly emptying the ocean of its inhabitants. Likened by critics to Rachel Carson's Sile
nt Spring, The Empty Ocean presents an impassioned, compelling plea for a more prudent approach to the world's sea creatures. Book jacket.
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Summary: From codfish to tuna, and sea turtles to seals, entire populations of marine creatures are being driven to the brink of extinction. In this alarming, yet hopeful book, acclaimed author and artist Richard Ellis ventures from the depths of the Chesapeake Bay to the bustling aisles of Tokyo's Tsukiji Fish Market and beyond to reveal the way the hunting, fishing, and collecting of aquatic animals is rapidly emptying the ocean of its inhabitants. Likened by critics to Rachel Carson's Silent Spring, The Empty Ocean presents an impassioned, compelling plea for a more prudent approach to the world's sea creatures. Book jacket. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 03
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Island Press
Year Published: 2003
International: No

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