Coral Whisperers

Coral Whisperers

Scientists on the Brink

Book - 2018
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"In recent years, a catastrophic global bleaching event devastated many of the world's precious coral reefs. Working on the front lines of ruin, today's coral scientists are struggling to save these important coral-reef ecosystems from the imminent threats of rapidly warming, acidifying, and polluted oceans. Coral Whisperers captures a critical moment in the history of coral-reef science. Based on over one hundred interviews with leading scientists and conservation managers, Irus Braverman documents a community caught in an existential crisis and alternating between despair and hope. In this important new book, corals emerge as signs and measures, but also as a way out of the projected collapse of life on earth"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2018]
ISBN: 9780520298842
0520298845
9780520298859
0520298853
Branch Call Number: 577.7 BRAVERMAN
Characteristics: xi, 332 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.

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