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Reefscape: Reflections on the Great Barrier Reef

By: Rosaleen Love

264 pages, no illustrations

Joseph Henry Press

Hardback | Dec 2001 | #121304 | ISBN: 0309072603
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NHBS Price: £16.99 $22/€20 approx

About this book

Part travelogue, part eco-history, Reefscape represents multiple views of the reef - through the eyes of mariners, pearl divers, naturalists, film-makers, pirates, industrialists, and tourists alike - painting a fascinating portrait of a unique locale. Love discusses the ecological and geographical significance of the reef, as well as its history, providing a rich perspective on the reef as ecosystem, as well as a natural resource for its inhabitants.


Contents

Map Introduction Diving for Oldies Fishness Going with the Flow When the Reef Was Ours Reefscape with Sea Serpents The Tears of the Turtle Sea Grass Harvest Chick City An Island in Time Stressed-Out Reefscape The Beginning of the End of It All Saltwater Spirituality Notes Further Reading Interesting Web Pages Acknowledgements Index

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