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A Sea in Flames: The Deepwater Horizon Oil Blowout

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by Carl Safina

Carl Safina has been hailed as one of the top 100 conservations of the 20th century (Audubon Magazine) and A Sea in Flames is his blistering account of the months-long manmade disaster that tormented a region and mesmerized the nation. Traveling across the Gulf to make sense of an ever-changing story and its often-nonsensical twists, Safina expertly deconstructs the series of calamitous misjudgments that caused the Deepwater Horizon blowout, zeroes in on BP’s misstatements, evasions, and denials, reassesses his own reaction to the government’s crisis handling, and reviews the consequences of the leak—and what he considers the real problems, which the press largely overlooked.

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Eye of the Albatross: Visions of Hope and Survival

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by Carl Safina

Eye of the Albatross takes us soaring to locales where whales, sea turtles, penguins, and shearwaters flourish in their own quotidian rhythms. Carl Safina’s guide and inspiration is an albatross he calls Amelia, whose life and far-flung flights he describes in fascinating detail. Interwoven with recollections of whalers and famous explorers, Eye of the Albatross probes the unmistakable environmental impact of the encounters between man and marine life. Safina’s perceptive and authoritative portrait results in a transforming ride to the ends of the Earth for the reader, as well as an eye-opening look at the health of our oceans.

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Voyage of the Turtle: In Pursuit of the Earth's Last Dinosaur

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by Carl Safina

As Carl Safina's compelling natural history adventure makes clear, the fate of the leatherback turtle is in our hands. The distressing decline of these ancient sea turtles in Pacific waters and their surprising recovery in the Atlantic illuminate the results--both positive and negative--of our interventions and the lessons that can be applied, globally, to restore the oceans and their creatures.

We accompany award-winning natural history expert Safina and his colleagues as they track leatherbacks across the world's oceans and onto remote beaches of every continent, including a thrilling journey from Monterey, California, to nesting grounds in Papua, New Guinea. Throughout, in his peerless prose, Safina captures the delicate interaction between these gentle giants and the humans who are playing a significant role in their survival.

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Raising Elijah: Protecting Our Children in an Age of Environmental Crisis

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by Sandra Steingraber

Nothing could be more important than the health of our children, and no one is better suited to examine the threats against it than Sandra Steingraber. Once called "a poet with a knife," she blends precise science with lyrical memoir. In Living Downstream she spoke as a biologist and cancer survivor; in Having Faith she spoke as an ecologist and expectant mother, viewing her own body as a habitat. Now she speaks as the scientist mother of two young children, enjoying and celebrating their lives while searching for ways to protect them--and all children--from the toxic, climate-threatened world they inhabit

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Bob Hines: National Wildlife Artist

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John D. Juriga

As Bob Hines imbued his wildlife subjects with vitality in his artwork, John D. Juriga brings life to Hines's remarkable talent and career in his captivating biography, Bob Hines: National Wildlife Artist. Hines, a gifted self-taught artist, found his calling during the darkness of the Great Depression, turning to art as a means of sharing the richness in nature's beauty.

His career brought him from designing the 1946 Federal Duck Stamp to joining the US Fish and Wildlife Service where he managed the competition for over thirty years, earning him the nickname of ''Mr. Duck Stamp Contest.'' His collaboration with Rachel Carson and other luminaries placed him on the cusp of the environmental movement in the United States.

Celebrating the centennial of Hines's birth, this richly illustrated volume will appeal to wildlife enthusiasts and Duck Stamp collectors alike, as well as those interested in the history of conservation in the United States.

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Quick Fall of Light

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Sherrida Woodley (Author), Michael Dixon (Illustrator)

Novelist Sherrida Woodley takes us on a riveting adventure to the Olympic Rain Forest of Washington State to catch a rare glimpse of a long-ago bird, America’s passenger pigeon, and to save the natural world from extinction. Her research for the novel considered the science of DNA, microbiology, environmental concerns, and extinction.

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