The Ocean of Life
The Fate of Man and the Sea
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|Format:||Hardcover, 405 pages|
|Other Information: ||Illustrated|
|Published In: ||United States, 01 May 2012|
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.
About the Author
Callum Roberts is the author of "The Unnatural History of the Sea," a "Washington Post" Book of the Year and winner of the Rachel Carson Environment Book Award. Professor of marine conservation at the University of York. He has appeared in several documentaries, including "America Before Columbus" and "The End of the Line," and is a board member of Seaweb, a U.S.-based environmental group. He lives in England.
"Roberts imparts his vast knowledge with a consummate talent for colorful narrative and devastating facts. His book will be required reading for anyone who cares about the oceans--not least because, as well as underlining the scale of the problems, he offers us the hope of real solutions." --Philip Hoare, author of "The Whale: In Search of the Giants of the Sea"
|Publisher: ||Viking Books|
|Dimensions: ||24.1 x 16.31 x 3.63 centimeters (0.68 kg)|