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The Empty Ocean
The Empty Ocean
Author: Richard Ellis
ISBN-13: 9781559636377
ISBN-10: 1559636378
Publication Date: 8/15/2004
Pages: 384
Rating:
  • Currently 4.7/5 Stars.
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4.7 stars, based on 3 ratings
Publisher: Shearwater Books
Book Type: Paperback
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This book is filled with facts and information about the threats to wildlife in our oceans. Ellis writes in a beautiful prose that is sometimes poetic, and always haunting. We are facing a serious crisis in our time because of over fishing, pollution, and climate change. This book explains, species by species, how humans are destroying ocean ecosystems. The final chapter explores a possible solutions, which I hope policymakers and fisheries managers will take note of. I especially liked the illustrations, which Ellis did himself.