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A Sea Of Problems: Impacts of Plastic Pollution on Oceans and Wildlife - Environmental Justice, Production Issues, Climate Change, Recycling Commitments, Effects on Birds, Corals, Fish, Turtles
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 50,330. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Earth Sciences / Oceanography, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment
Plastics last for centuries in the natural environment, and are found nearly everywhere on our planet. There is an estimated 8 million metric tons of plastic that enter the oceans each year at a rate of about one garbage truck per minute, threatening biodiversity and accumulating in the seafood that we eat and in the water that we drink.
Blue Technologies: Use of New Maritime Technologies to Improve Efficiency and Mission Performance of the Coast Guard and Ocean Transportation, Autonomous Vehicles, Sensors, Hydrographic Services
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,460. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Earth Sciences / Oceanography
"Blue technology" is a term that describes a wide swath of technologies and systems that support, sustain, and integrate the U.S. and global ocean economy. Accordingly, systems and technologies such as autonomous vehicles, sensors (both remote and in situ), ocean observation platforms, and hydrographic services, among many others fall under the term.
Reef Making - Transforming Oceans One Artificial Reef at a Time
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,640. Language: American English. Published: September 3, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ocean life, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Earth Sciences / Oceanography
This riveting book takes the reader through the history and process of how artificial reefs are made, as well as illustrating the many types of materials used in reef making. Readers will also learn how Walter’s business is partnering with marine environment think tanks to find ways to increase oyster production, overcome problems with invasive species and improve water quality.
21st Century Complete Guide to the Law of the Sea Treaty (LOST), U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) - Commercial, Seabed Ocean Mining, Maritime Rights, and Military Implications
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 160,270. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Earth Sciences / Oceanography
Featuring a large collection of up-to-date official documents and publications on the Law of the Sea Treaty (LOST), also known as the U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), this unique ebook provides valuable information as the treaty is considered for ratification by the United States Senate in the coming months.