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.
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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Richard Ellis is the author of 15 books, A research associate at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, Ellis is also a celebrated artist whose paintings and drawings of marine life have been exhibited in museums around the world
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