50 Ways to Save the Ocean [NOOK Book]

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The oceans, and the challenges they face, are so vast that it’s easy to feel powerless to protect them. 50 Ways to Save the Ocean, written by veteran environmental journalist David Helvarg, focuses on practical, easily-implemented actions everyone can take to protect and conserve this vital resource. Well-researched, personal, and sometimes whimsical, the book addresses daily choices that affect the ocean's health: what fish should and should not be eaten; how and where to vacation; storm drains and driveway ...
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50 Ways to Save the Ocean

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Overview

The oceans, and the challenges they face, are so vast that it’s easy to feel powerless to protect them. 50 Ways to Save the Ocean, written by veteran environmental journalist David Helvarg, focuses on practical, easily-implemented actions everyone can take to protect and conserve this vital resource. Well-researched, personal, and sometimes whimsical, the book addresses daily choices that affect the ocean's health: what fish should and should not be eaten; how and where to vacation; storm drains and driveway run-off; protecting local water tables; proper diving, surfing, and tide pool etiquette; and supporting local marine education. Helvarg also looks at what can be done to stir the waters of seemingly daunting issues such as toxic pollutant runoff; protecting wetlands and sanctuaries; keeping oil rigs off shore; saving reef environments; and replenishing fish reserves.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781577317036
  • Publisher: New World Library
  • Publication date: 9/24/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 208
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

David Helvarg, president of the Blue Frontier Campaign (bluefront.org), is the author of Blue Frontier and The War Against the Greens. A journalist for more than 30 years, Helvarg lives in northern California.

Jim Toomey is an advisory board member of the Blue Frontier Campaign and the cartoonist of Sherman's Lagoon, a widely popular comic strip now appearing in more than 250 newspapers. He is also the author of A Day at the Beach. Toomey lives in Maryland.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 6, 2008

    Excellent Book

    I found this book to be very informative and practical. Easy to read and understand, 50 Ways to Save the Ocean was very thought-provoking and educational. It was at times humorous and also sobering in its delivery. This book is wonderful as a discussion tool, and as a work that can bring to light issues most people don't realize are very important. Give it to your friends as a wedding or birthday present!

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