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  • The Secret Life of Clams

    The Mysteries and Magic of Our Favorite Shellfish

    Get up close and personal with an amazing creature that has invaded our lexicon as well as our restaurants.It breathes with tubes, it has no head or brain, it feeds through a filter, and it is the source of dozens of familiar proverbs (“happy as a clam!”). Clams, it turns out, have been worshipped (by the Moche people of ancient Peru), used as money (by the Algonquin Indians), and consumed by ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • Spirals in Time

    The Secret Life and Curious Afterlife of Seashells

    by Helen Scales ...
    Seashells are the sculpted homes of a remarkable group of animals: the molluscs. These are some of the most ancient and successful animals on the planet.But watch out. Some molluscs can kill you if you eat them. Some will kill you if you stand too close.That hasn't stopped people using shells in many ways over thousands of years. They became the first jewelry and oldest currencies; they've been ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Light Rains Sometimes Fall

    A British Year Through Japan’s 72 Seasons

    by Lev Parikian ...
    ___See the British year afresh and experience a new way of connecting with nature – through the prism of Japan’s seventy-two ancient microseasons.Across seventy-two short chapters and twelve months, writer and nature lover Lev Parikian charts the changes that each of these ancient microseasons (of a just a few days each) bring to his local patch – garden, streets, park and wild cemetery.From the ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Coquillages et escargots de Guyane

    Seashells and snails from French Guiana

    series Collection Parthénope
    Pour ce guide coquillages et escargots de Guyane, pour partie bilingue, la constitution d'un collège de quatre auteurs a permis de dresser un inventaire inédit de la malacofaune d'une vaste région jusqu'alors inexplorée.L'ouvrage s'ouvre sur une présentation générale des milieux naturels rencontrés, baignés par les eaux douces ou salées. Il revient également sur l'histoire des prospections ... Read more

    $41.99 AUD

  • Das Watt

    Wunderwelt zwischen Land und Meer

    by Karsten Reise ...
    «Das Watt ist ein Trick der Natur, der uns erlaubt, das Meer zu Fuß zu besuchen. Watt lebt vom tiefen Ein- und Ausatmen des Meeres.»Zwischen Land und Meer, sichtbar bei Ebbe und verborgen in der Flut, liegt eine faszinierende Naturlandschaft: das Watt. Kaum jemand kennt diese flüchtige Welt besser als Karsten Reise, seit Jahrzehnten widmet er sich der Erforschung und dem Schutz des Wattenmeers mit ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • La pêche à pied

    Histoire et techniques

    La pêche à pied fait, depuis toujours, partie de la culture maritime mais l’histoire de ses pratiques et l’évolution de ses diverses techniques ont été peu vulgarisées. Ce livre vient combler cette lacune. L’auteur nous livre ici comment les hommes ont, à travers les siècles, exercé cette activité de subsistance autrefois, de loisir aujourd’hui. Ce voyage à travers le temps montre le génie créatif ... Read more

    $30.99 AUD

  • Contributo alla conoscenza della Malacofauna Marina della Riviera del Conero e dintorni

    by Andrea Capici ...
    Contributo alla conoscenza dei molluschi marini ed in particolare delle loro conchiglie, trovate nel litorale marchigiano e mare prospiciente, compreso tra Senigallia (Ancona) e Numana (Ancona). Il libro, frutto di ricerche effettuate in oltre mezzo secolo, include una parte descrittiva iniziale contenente brevi cenni sul phylum dei molluschi, l'areale di studio, i metodi di ricerca ed i risultati ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Pearls and Pearling Life

    Pearls are glistening, solid object created within the tissue of a living mollusc or other shelled animals. Pearls of the highest quality are categorised as gemstones and considered to be objects of beauty in many cultures. This vintage book explores the world of pearls and pearl farming, giving an outline of its history from ancient times to the developments of modern pearling life. Contents ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Just Seashell Photos! Big Book of Photographs & Pictures of Ocean Seashells, Vol. 1

    This is a wonderful collection of 30 high-quality amazing images produced by a series of today's top professional photographers. Enjoy and be inspired! ... Read more

    $4.39 AUD

  • Summer Mortality of Pacific Oyster Crassostrea Gigas

    The Morest Project

    Mass oyster mortalities have been known for many years throughout the world, but no strictly pathological explication has been found. This book describes how environmental influences, reproduction, stress, genetics, pathogens and temperature contribute to oyster summer mortality in France. An interaction model is derived from the results and recommendations are made for forecasting and managing ... Read more

    $62.99 AUD

  • La mer et les poissons

    En considérant l’immensité de la mer et la fécondité prodigieuse, excessive, des animaux qui peuplent ce domaine, on s’imagine facilement qu’il y a là le siège d’une vie non moins étendue que le réceptacle où elle se déroule. C’est une erreur.À l’inverse des continents, dont la flore et la faune étalent leur splendeur à peu près partout, les mers renferment leur production dans une zone ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • The Art Of Shell Cameo Cutting

    by J. B. Marsh ...
    An illustrated guide to the profitable art of shell cameo cutting. Contents include: Drawing designs - Tools - Shell cutting - Carving - Various processes - Marketing etc. Originally published in 1890. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this book now in an affordable, high-quality, modern edition complete with a specially ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Secrets of Earth and Sea

    by Ray Lankester ...
    THE present volume is, like its predecessors, "Science from an Easy Chair" (Series I and Series II) and "Diversions of a Naturalist"—mainly a revision and reprint—with considerable additions—of articles published in daily or weekly journals. The first chapter appeared originally in "The Field." The Chapters VI, XX, XXI, and XXII were published in the "Illustrated London News," under the title ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Der Gesang in den Meeren

    Translated by Karen Witthuhn ...
    Von den Lagunen in Baja California bis zu den Gletschern des Nordpolarmeers legen Grauwalmütter mit ihren Kälbern jährlich Tausende von Meilen in dem sich aufgrund des Klimawandels erwärmenden Meer zurück. Es ist die längste Wanderung eines Säugetiers auf unserem Planeten. Doreen Cunningham, selbst alleinerziehende Mutter, folgt den Walen auf dieser gefährlichen Reise, zusammen mit ihrem ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD

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  • Make a Spectacular Seashell Lamp

    by JD Monk ...
    What do you do with those stunning seashells brought home from your memorable vacation?One of the most striking ways of displaying and preserving your seashell treasure is to cover a lamp post with your beautiful pieces. You will be amazed at what you can create! This e-book includes detailed, easy-to-follow instructions on collecting and transporting, sorting and assembling, designing and ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Glaucus; Or, The Wonders of the Shore

    This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Seashell Beauty and the Concept of Nature at Play

    The poet Pablo Neruda kept a box of seashells on his desk for inspiration and was in awe of their beauty.But does that beauty serve a survival function for the mollusk that produced it? Does it help to attract a mate, to capture prey, to ward off predators? If not, does that very beauty defy the principle that 'Nature does nothing in vain'? In addressing these basic questions, Raskin discusses a ... Read more

    $8.84 AUD

  • Beachcombing in South Africa

    Anyone who spends time beside the sea knows there’s a wealth of ‘treasure’ to be found, be it natural or manufactured, living or washed up. Beachcombing in South Africa is a friendly guide to the seashore’s rich pickings. Short chapters such as Floaters and drifters, Sea-beans, Sponges, Eggs and egg cases, and many more, detail what can be found and how to interpret or identify specimens. Items ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Sea Survival

    Book 4 - Air Ministry Survival Guide
    THE ULTIMATE SURVIVAL GUIDE for anyone who thinks they'd survive the world's most hostile environments - or at least imagine they could do.-----------------------------First issued to airmen in the 1950s, the Air Ministry's Sea Survival guide includes original and authentic emergency advice to crew operating over the ocean.With original illustrations and text, these survival guides provide an ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • California Seashore & Wildlife

    by Todd Telander ...
    series Falcon Pocket Guides
    Falcon Pocket Guides are full-color, visually appealing, on-the-go guides for identifying plants and animals and learning about nature. ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Seashells of Southern Florida

    Living Marine Mollusks of the Florida Keys and Adjacent Regions: Bivalves

    Located where the Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico, and Caribbean Sea converge, the Florida Keys are distinctive for their rich and varied marine fauna. The Keys are home to nearly sixty taxonomic families of bivalves such as clams and mussels--roughly half the world's bivalve family diversity. The first in a series of three volumes on the molluscan fauna of the Keys and adjacent regions, Seashells ... Read more

    $125.99 AUD

  • Elija su pez. Guía para el comprador de peces de agua marina

    Comprar un pez para un acuario marino tropical puede ser un quebradero de cabeza. Este libro proporciona información básica sobre una gran variedad de peces. Incluye indicaciones sobre el tamaño, la alimentación, el lugar de procedencia, las diferencias morfológicas entre macho y hembra, el tipo de acuario que necesita cada especie, la convivencia con otros peces, la compatibilidad con especies de ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Shells

    by DK ...
    series DK Handbooks
    The clearest and sharpest recognition guide to over 500 species of seashell from around the worldAuthoritative text, crystal-clear photography, and a systematic approach make this the most comprehensive and concise e-guide to seashells of the world. Includes more than 600 full-colour photographs of over 500 species of seashells, this handy reference ebook is designed to cut through the complex ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Living Beaches of the Gulf Coast

    A Beachcombers Guide including Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida's Panhandle

    Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and the Florida Panhandle beckon curious beachcombers with miles of wave-swept Gulf coastline. These beaches offer more than a sandy stroll amidst stunning scenery—they are alive! As ever-changing ribbons of sand, these beaches foster unique life-forms and accept beguiling castaways from a vast marine wilderness. Mysteries abound. What is this odd creature? ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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