Description - Eye of the Albatross by Carl Safina
"One of the most delightful natural history studies in decades." "The Boston Globe""Eye of the Albatross" takes us soaring to locales where whales, sea turtles, penguins, and shearwaters flourish in their own quotidian rhythms. Carl Safina's guide and inspiration is an albatross he calls Amelia, whose life and far-flung flights he describes in fascinating detail. Interwoven with recollections of whalers and famous explorers, "Eye of the Albatross" probes the unmistakable environmental impact of the encounters between man and marine life. Safina's perceptive and authoritative portrait results in a transforming ride to the ends of the Earth for the reader, as well as an eye-opening look at the health of our oceans."
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(216mm x 140mm x 25mm)
Publisher: Henry Holt & Company Inc
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Author Biography - Carl Safina
Carl Safina, author of "The View from Lazy Point: A Natural Year in an Unnatural World," "Voyage of the Turtle: In Pursuit of the Earth's Last Dinosaur," "Eye of the Albatross: Visions of Hope and Survival," "Song for the Blue Ocean: Encounters Along the World's Coasts and Beneath the Seas," and founder of the Blue Ocean Institute, was named by the Audubon Society one of the leading conservationists of the twentieth century. He's been profiled by "The New York Times," and PBS's Bill Moyers. His books and articles have won him a Pew Fellowship, Guggenheim Award, Lannan Literary Award, John Burroughs Medal, and a MacArthur Prize. He lives in Amagansett, New York.