With its protected nearshore reef system, gem-clear seas, and sweeping conservation efforts, Bonaire has earned the title it boasts on its license plates: Diver’s Paradise. Andrew Jalbert’s “Back on Bonaire,” is the story of stitching together two very different worlds in an enjoyable, funny and at times touching account of introducing his son to his beloved Bonaire.
Using fabric, wax, and dye, internationally renowned artist Mary Edna Fraser has transformed the techniques of batik from its ancient origins and forged new visions of our planet from the sky to the ocean floor ―creating wonder, awe, and an awareness of the environment.
Like the first volume of essays, this second volume explores curious ocean questions. Gary’s stories, which draw upon our rich history of ocean exploration and discovery, are written for anyone with an interest in the oceans.
Coastal Scenery Evaluation and Management, describes an easy to apply methodology to determine the scenic value of a coast. As one of the most critical aspects of beach user choice, the determination of coastal area scenic quality is of primordial importance.
“The Great Transformation: Climate-Can We Beat the Heat? ” is regarded as the most comprehensive discussion on global climate change and many related aspects, all in comic book form. In this comic, nine top scientists, the members of WBGU as comic-book heroes, show us that we can beat the heat – and how to do it.
A lighthearted, beautifully illustrated children’s book that tells the story of two kids who rescue a stranded dolphin, caught in a fish net. The grateful dolphin rewards the kids by taking them on an adventurous, world-encircling journey, teaching them along the way about global warming, sea level rise, beach erosion and other challenges facing the sea.
Every part of modern life is touched by technology, and every part of technology requires something that once came from the ground: the silicon dioxide in your cell phone, the phosphorous to grow your food, the copper in the wires that brought this article to your eyes, and a thousand other examples. This is the imprint photographer Edward Burtynsky felt compelled to capture.
Environmentalist, freelance journalist, photographer and author Pankaj Sekhsaria has spent 20 years studying and fighting for the ecology of the Andaman and Nicobar islands. His first fiction novel ‘Last Wave’ about these islands, published in 2014, is getting released in Goa along with his photo exhibition.
As scientists, the Pilkeys know the sea is rising and that beaches are in danger. As authors, they want children to come to these conclusions themselves.