The Hidden Ecological Crisis of the Global Ocean
By (author) Alanna Mitchell
Seasick by Alanna Mitchell
Book DescriptionGlobally the oceans cover 71 per cent of the planet's surface and contain 90 per cent of the mass of life on Earth. While tremendous attention and money have been invested in saving the ecosystems of our land animals and plants, the gradual deterioration of ocean life has been happening in secret. Scientists are just beginning to piece together the growing crisis beneath the waves and its implications for future life on this planet. Seasick is the first book to take the scattered pieces of this scientific puzzle and bring them into a cohesive story. It will change the way people understand the global ocean and its importance to all life on earth.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781741962307
(236mm x 153mm x mm)
Imprint: Murdoch Books
Publisher: Murdoch Books
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: Australia
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Author Biography - Alanna Mitchell
Alanna Mitchell is the author of the internationally acclaimed Dancing at the Dead Sea: Tracking the World's Environmental Hotspots. In 2000, while working at Canada's national newspaper The Globe and Mail, she was named the best environmental reporter in the world by the Reuters Foundation. The prize led her to be a visiting scholar at Oxford University's Green College. In her 17 years as a newspaper journalist, she has won three international reporting awards and several national awards for her work on social trends and finance. She is now a public speaker and independent writer living in Toronto, Canada.
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