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Planet Ocean: Voyage to the Heart of the Marine Realm
Planet Ocean: Voyage to the Heart of the Marine Realm Laurent Ballesta, Pierre Descamp 1426201869 9781426201868 Spanning the vast range of Earths marine environments, from Greenland to the Polynesian Islands,Planet Oceanreveals hi
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Planet Ocean: Voyage to the Heart of the Marine Realm by Laurent Ballesta, Pierre Descamp

Spanning the vast range of Earths marine environments, from Greenland to the Polynesian Islands,Planet Oceanreveals hidden landscapes of unsurpassed beauty and awe. These fascinating undersea worlds occupy more than three quarters of the globe, and their natural richness is the source of all lifeyet they are still poorly understood. With engaging text and more than 400 photographs presented in a stunning oversize format, authors Laurent Ballesta and Pierre Descamp lead readers on a compelling voyage of discovery. Each page reveals a new marvel, from the exuberance of underwater forests to the delicate intimacy of octopuses and the extreme survival methods of creatures in the Antarctic. More than 25 essays from leading scientists highlight topics such as aquaculture and global warmingfor in addition to celebrating earths marine life,Planet Oceanhelps readers understand the threats that weigh on the oceans and why we must protect the incredible diversity of plants and animals there. The World Conservation Union has partnered on the project to ensure an accurate, timely, and interesting presentation of this very important subject. Visually rewarding and excellently priced,Planet Oceanwill inspire and inform as it entices us to explore the colorful world beneath the sea.

Author: Laurent Ballesta, Pierre Descamp

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 368

Publisher: National Geographic

Publication Date: 2007-11-06

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ISBN: 1426201869


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