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GC21.E28 2009
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TITLE: The world is blue : how our fate and the oceanís are one / Sylvia A. Earle.
AUTHOR: Earle, Sylvia A., 1935-
PUBLISHED: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2009.
DESCRIPTION: 303 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references (p. [286]-303).
NOTES: Foreword / Bill McKibben -- Why care that the world is blue? -- Perspective -- The vision : limitless ocean bounty, infinite resiliency. Taking wildlife I : the mammals ; Taking wildlife II : the fish ; Taking wildlife III : the shellfish ; The ultimate garbage disposal -- The reality : the ocean is in trouble, therefore, so are we. Biodiversity loss : unraveling the fabric of life in the sea ; Drilling, mining, shipping, spilling ; Changing climate, changing chemistry -- Now is the time : opportunities for action. Exploring the ocean ; Governing the ocean ; Smart aquaculture ; Protecting the ocean -- TED talk -- Protected marine sites -- Chart assessing progress toward global marine protection targets -- Marine protected areas maps.
SUBJECT: Oceanography.
SUBJECT: Marine ecology.
SUBJECT: Marine biology.
SUBJECT: Marine pollution.
SUBJECT: Nature --Effect of human beings on.

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