Eye of the Albatross Visions of Hope and Survival

ISBN-10: 0805062297
ISBN-13: 9780805062298
Edition: 2003 (Revised)
Authors: Carl Safina
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Description: 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  More...

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Book details

List price: $21.99
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Henry Holt & Company
Publication date: 4/1/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English

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.

Carl Safina is the vice president for Marine Conservation and founder of the Living Oceans Program at the National Audubon Society. He is also an adjunct professor at Yale. He lives in Islip, New York.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Prelude
Greetings
Bonding
Letting Go
In a Turquoise Monastery
Moving On
A Small World
Working in Overdrive
Dreaming and Dreading on Albatross Bank
Midway
Going to Extremes
Tracks in the Sea
Home Among Nomads
Learning and Luck
Selected References
Index

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