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  • Catching Thunder by Eskil Engdal
    Catching Thunder (English, Paperback)

    Poachers, kingpins and the longest chase in maritime history: A desperate race to save our planet's oceans.

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  • The Headscarf Revolutionaries by Brian W. Lavery
    The Headscarf Revolutionaries (English, Paperback)

    In the harsh Arctic seas of 1968, three trawlers from Hull's fleet sank in just three weeks. 58 men died. Lilian Bilocca put down her filleting knife, wrote a petition, and stormed into action. With her army of fishwives she took her battle to the docks and led a raid on Parliament. They changed the shipping laws. Lillian Bilocca became an international celebrity. The lone survivor of the...

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  • The Ocean Book by Esther Gonstalla
    The Ocean Book (English, Paperback)

    Though we love our oceans, we must learn to cherish them. This book will help readers realize how we cause the problems and how we can solve them.

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  • Memories of the Lincolnshire Fishing Industry by Bernard Bale
    Memories of the Lincolnshire Fishing Industry (Paperback)

    During the 20th century Lincolnshire's ports provided one fifth of all the fish eaten in Britain. In the 1970s this changed as a result of the cod war with Iceland over a dispute about fishing rights in home waters. New technology such as satellite navigation, sonar and mechanical winches also played its part. The fleet got smaller and changed direction. Of the smaller local ports. Cleethorpes,...

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  • Fishers and Plunderers by Alastair Couper
    Fishers and Plunderers (English, Paperback)

    Illuminates fishers' working lives at sea and odious conditions of employment, venturing beyond fishing into criminal activity and piracy.

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  • The Mortal Sea by W. Jeffrey Bolster
    The Mortal Sea (English, Paperback)

    Since the time of the Vikings, the Atlantic has shaped the lives of people who depend on it for survival, and people have shaped the Atlantic. In his account of this interdependency, Bolster, a historian and professional seafarer, takes us through a millennium-long environmental history of our impact on one of the largest ecosystems in the world.

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  • Private Oceans by Fiona McCormack
    Private Oceans (English, Paperback)

    An anthropological study of the privatisation and political economy of modern fishing

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  • Fishermen, the Fishing Industry and the Great War at Sea by Robb Robinson
    Fishermen, the Fishing Industry and the Great War at Sea (English, Hardback)

    This book examines the scale and scope of the largely forgotten role played for the Admiralty by 3000 armed fishing vessels, 39,000 fishermen and many coastal communities during the Great War in the unrelenting struggle against mines and U-boats. It is a story largely forgotten in the recent centenary commemorations.

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  • Something Spectacular by Howard A Tanner
    Something Spectacular (English, Hardback)

    As the new chief of the Michigan Department of Conservation's Fish Division in 1964, Howard A. Tanner was challenged to "do something . . . spectacular." He met that challenge by leading the successful introduction of coho salmon into the Michigan waters of the Great Lakes. This volume provides an engaging history of this feat from the perspective of an ultimate insider.

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  • Song of the Sea by Jane Dolby
    Song of the Sea (English, Paperback)

    One woman's journey through love and loss to find her voice with the Fishwives Choir.

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  • The Complete Idiot's Guide to Aquaponic Gardening by Meg Stout
    The Complete Idiot's Guide to Aquaponic Gardening (English, Paperback)

    The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Aquaponic Gardening is a comprehensive guide to aquaponic gardening, from choosing a setup to selecting fish and vegetables. In addition to everything one needs to know to run a healthy aquaponic garden and care for both the vegetables and fish, there are step-by step plans with photos for building different size systems. The expert author fully explains how to...

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  • Black Friday by Peter Aitchison
    Black Friday (English, Paperback)

    A gripping account of the worst single fishing disaster where 189 men were lost in a single afternoon. Told as a gripping narrative of survival when Eyemouth was the centre of a massive smuggling ring. Told through the fishermen and their families who waited for them, Black Friday provides adventure, suspense, crime, and great humanity.

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  • Hartland Point to North Foreland The Fishing Industry Through Time by Mike Smylie
    Hartland Point to North Foreland The Fishing Industry Through Time (English, Paperback)

    Continuing the voyage round the coast, Mike Smylie shows us the fishing industry as it once was on the South Coast and intersperses the images with modern views.

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  • The Solway Firth to Hartland Point The Fishing Industry Through Time by Mike Smylie
    The Solway Firth to Hartland Point The Fishing Industry Through Time (English, Paperback)

    This fascinating selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which the fishing industry from the Solway Firth to Hartland Point has changed and developed over the last century

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  • Fishing by Brian Fagan
    Fishing (English, Paperback)

    The story of humanity's last major source of food from the wild and how it enabled and shaped the growth of civilization

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  • Invertebrate Medicine by Gregory A. Lewbart
    Invertebrate Medicine (English, Hardback)

    Invertebrate Medicine, Second Edition offers a thorough update to the most comprehensive book on invertebrate husbandry and veterinary care. Including pertinent biological data for invertebrate species, the book s emphasis is on providing state-of-the-art information on medicine and the clinical condition.

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  • Fisheries Management by Ian Wellby
    Fisheries Management (English, Hardback)

    Fisheries Management is a beautifully-produced full colour guide to the management of still-water coarse fisheries. Carefully compiled by three leading specialists, who each draw on many years experience, this book is an essential purchase for all still water coarse fisheries managers.

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  • Transdisciplinarity for Small-Scale Fisheries Governance by Ratana Chuenpagdee
    Transdisciplinarity for Small-Scale Fisheries Governance (English, Hardback)

    This book will help a new generation of scientists, policy-makers, and small-scale fisheries actors make the fundamental connections between different disciplines in science, traditional knowledge, and policy to guide a collective process towards sustainable small-scale fisheries.

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  • British Motor Fishing Vessels by John McWilliams
    British Motor Fishing Vessels (English, Paperback)

    With a terrific array of rare and unpublished images, John McWilliams looks at some of the fishing boats that can be found around the coast of Britain.

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  • Fish by Elizabeth R. DeSombre
    Fish (English, Paperback)

    Fishing has played a vital role in human history and culture. But today this key resource faces a serious crisis as most species are being overfished or fished to their very limit. Governments have tried to tackle the problem with limited success. Many of their actions have been counterproductive or ineffective.

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