Explore the Northeast National Marine Sanctuaries with Jean-Michel Cousteau

Explore the Northeast National Marine Sanctuaries with Jean-Michel Cousteau

by Jean-Michel Cousteau, Sylvia A. Earle, Maria McGuire
     
 

Based on the famed French explorer’s film series, Jean-Michel Cousteau: Ocean Adventures, these are the definitive guides to America’s thirteen National Marine Sanctuaries and its one Marine National Monument. Each of these four books conducts a grand adventure through one of the four regions of the National Marine Sanctuary system, combining

Overview

Based on the famed French explorer’s film series, Jean-Michel Cousteau: Ocean Adventures, these are the definitive guides to America’s thirteen National Marine Sanctuaries and its one Marine National Monument. Each of these four books conducts a grand adventure through one of the four regions of the National Marine Sanctuary system, combining engaging descriptions, stunning four-color photography, and behind-the-scenes stories from the Ocean Futures Society expedition team. Insightful inquiries into the health of the world’s oceans are provided along with an overview of several incredible underwater treasures. Conveying the beauty of the ocean and the specific measures being put into effect to preserve it, this inspirational collection also features detailed, practical information for planning visits to the sanctuaries.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Jean-Michel [Cousteau] is the authoritative servant on the sea for our generation and future generations. This incredible series will be beneficial in getting the word out about the importance of protecting our oceans and the marine life that call it home."  Robert Lyn Nelson, artist and environmentalist

"This wonderful book series shows how very precious the National Marine Sanctuaries are . . . [it] is an undoubted 'treasure-house' and I have no hesitation in recommending it to all who love wildlife."  —Simon Cowell, founder, Wildlife Aid

"Jean-Michel Cousteau and his team have put together an amazing series of books dedicated to the undersea world on which we depend. This is the first time anyone has truly captured the experience of diving America’s underwater treasures, the entire national marine sanctuary system. . . . After spending time with this book, I am even more proud of America’s commitment to protect our National Marine Sanctuaries."  —Jeff Mora, board member, National Marine Sanctuary Foundation

"For those fortunate enough to have visited sanctuaries, these books are the perfect way to preserve the memories. For those who have not, they are the next best thing to being there."  —Bob Talbot, chairman of the board, National Marine Sanctuary Foundation

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780982694039
Publisher:
Square One Publishers
Publication date:
09/19/2013
Series:
Explore the National Marine Sanctuaries with Jean-Michel Cousteau Series
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

What People are saying about this

From the Publisher
"Jean-Michel [Cousteau] is the authoritative servant on the sea for our generation and future generations. This incredible series will be beneficial in getting the word out about the importance of protecting our oceans and the marine life that call it home."  Robert Lyn Nelson, artist and environmentalist

"This wonderful book series shows how very precious the National Marine Sanctuaries are . . . [it] is an undoubted 'treasure-house' and I have no hesitation in recommending it to all who love wildlife."  —Simon Cowell, founder, Wildlife Aid

"Jean-Michel Cousteau and his team have put together an amazing series of books dedicated to the undersea world on which we depend. This is the first time anyone has truly captured the experience of diving America’s underwater treasures, the entire national marine sanctuary system. . . . After spending time with this book, I am even more proud of America’s commitment to protect our National Marine Sanctuaries."  —Jeff Mora, board member, National Marine Sanctuary Foundation

"For those fortunate enough to have visited sanctuaries, these books are the perfect way to preserve the memories. For those who have not, they are the next best thing to being there."  —Bob Talbot, chairman of the board, National Marine Sanctuary Foundation

Meet the Author

Jean-Michel Cousteau, the son of Jacques Cousteau, is the author of America's Underwater Treasures, the Explore the National Marine Sanctuaries series, and My Father, the Captain,and is a founder of the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation. He is a recipient of the Emmy Award, the Peabody Award, the 7 d’Or, and the Cable Ace Award. He has produced more than eighty films, and is the executive producer of the television show Jean-Michel Cousteau: Ocean Adventures. He lives in Santa Barbara, California.

Dr. Sylvia A. Earle, PhD, is an explorer-in-residence at the National Geographic Society, the leader of the Sustainable Seas Expeditions, and a chair of Google Earth advisory council for the ocean. She is a charter member of the Ocean Futures Society Advisory Board and the former chief scientist of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, as well as a founder of the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation. She lives in Oakland, California.

Maia McGuire, PhD, holds a PhD in Marine Biology and Fisheries. She is the Florida Sea Grant agent for the University of Florida and is the chair of the National Sea Grant Education Network. She has recently been named the Florida Wildlife Federation’s 2015 Conservation Educator of the Year.

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