The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society is an international not-for-profit marine conservation organization that takes an aggressive direct-action approach to ending the slaughter of endangered and threatened wildlife in the world's oceans. Cookin' Up A Storm is the official Sea Shepherd Cookbook that serves up delicious food and modern day heroes. Laura Dakin, chief cook on Sea Shepherd's flagship, the Steve Irwin, shares her adventures of feeding a hungry crew of 50 morning to night. Featured are 80 of the crew's favorite vegan recipesdeliciously eclectic and modified for the family kitchen. This is hearty, satisfying fare that not only is appetizing to look at but meets the nutritional needs of a robust crew. Throughout are beautiful color food photos along with action shots of the crew. And interspersed are crew members stories that are laced with the excitement and danger of stalking whaling vessels on the high seas. Information is included on how a plant-based diet plays an essential role in maintaining the biodiversity of our oceans.