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The human, the orchid, and the octopus : exploring and conserving our natural world

Author: Jacques Yves Cousteau; Susan Schiefelbein; Stephen Hoye; Tantor Media.
Publisher: [Old Saybrook, CT] : Tantor Media, 2008, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Cousteau describes his philosophy about protecting our world for future generations. Weaving stories of his adventures throughout, he and collaborator Susan Schiefelbein address the risks we take with human health, the overfishing and sacking of the world's oceans, the hazards of nuclear proliferation, and the environmental responsibility of scientists, politicians, and people of faith. Cousteau's lyrical,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Biography
Named Person: Jacques Yves Cousteau; Jacques Cousteau
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Jacques Yves Cousteau; Susan Schiefelbein; Stephen Hoye; Tantor Media.
ISBN: 9781400106080 1400106087
OCLC Number: 211532305
Notes: Unabridged.
Compact disc.
Performer(s): Read by Stephen Hoye.
Description: 11 sound discs (ca. 13 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Jacques Cousteau and Susan Schiefelbein ; [foreword by Bill McKibben].

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Cousteau describes his philosophy about protecting our world for future generations. Weaving stories of his adventures throughout, he and collaborator Susan Schiefelbein address the risks we take with human health, the overfishing and sacking of the world's oceans, the hazards of nuclear proliferation, and the environmental responsibility of scientists, politicians, and people of faith. Cousteau's lyrical, passionate call for action is even more relevant today than when this book was completed in 1996.

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