Ocean's end : travels through endangered seas
(Book)

Book Cover
Average Rating
Published
New York : Basic Books, [2000].
Format
Book
ISBN
0465015700, 9780465015702, 0465015719, 9780465015719
Status
Hendrick Hudson Free Library - Maritime Historical Society
363.739 W
1 available
Ossining Public Library - Nonfiction
363.739 W
1 available
White Plains Public Library - Nonfiction
363.739 W
1 available

Copies

LocationCall NumberStatus
Hendrick Hudson Free Library - Maritime Historical Society363.739 WAvailable
Ossining Public Library - Nonfiction363.739 WAvailable
White Plains Public Library - Nonfiction363.739 WAvailable

Also in this Series

Checking series information...

More Like This

Loading more titles like this title...

Syndetics Unbound

More Details

Published
New York : Basic Books, [2000].
Physical Desc
xiv, 300 pages : maps ; 25 cm.
Language
English
ISBN
0465015700, 9780465015702, 0465015719, 9780465015719

Notes

Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description
"Most of us have grown up thinking of the oceans as somehow limitless, beyond our power to pollute or even change. But frequent headlines announcing exhausted fishing grounds, sea level rise and dead coral reefs tell us that the oceans are more like a vast island sea - bounded and increasingly vulnerable. The multiple, inter-locking crisis of the world's oceans have become the major environmental predicament of our time." "Ocean's End is an eyewitness account of the state of the world's oceans and a landmark call to action. After a year and a half spent criss-crossing the world's seas, Colin Woodard tells a fascinating tale of the fishermen and scientists, officials and activists, divers and sailors, religious missionaries and government ministers whose daily lives are spent confronting the oceans' problems. He tells the story of the residents of former resort towns who must cope with the astonishing death of the Black Sea; the destruction of Grand Banks cod fishery, and with it the basis of Newfoundland society; scientists trying to understand and stop the decline of Belize's spectacular coral reefs; how re-engineering for flood control turned the Mississippi River into a toxic gumbo that creates huge "dead zones" in the Gulf of Mexico; the people of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, who face the complete submersion of their country by rising sea levels; and Antarctic scientists who witnessed the calving of a piece of ice shelf the size of Rhode Island, due to global warming." --Jacket.

Reviews from GoodReads

Loading GoodReads Reviews.

Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Woodard, C. (2000). Ocean's end: travels through endangered seas . Basic Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Woodard, Colin, 1968-. 2000. Ocean's End: Travels Through Endangered Seas. Basic Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Woodard, Colin, 1968-. Ocean's End: Travels Through Endangered Seas Basic Books, 2000.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Woodard, Colin. Ocean's End: Travels Through Endangered Seas Basic Books, 2000.

Note! Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy. Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021.

Description

Loading Description...