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Other oceans

Author: Wayne Levin; Bruce A Carlson; Frank Stewart
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Millions of people visit aquariums each year. These showplaces are invaluable educational tools and, more importantly, provide a window into a mysterious world that few of us will ever experience firsthand. But that world is increasingly threatened by human misuse - by pollution, over-fishing, global warming. Accompanying the waste and devastation is a global trend toward building bigger, more fantastic aquariums.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
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Levin, Wayne.
Other oceans.
Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)647644797
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wayne Levin; Bruce A Carlson; Frank Stewart
ISBN: 0824825098 9780824825096 0824825101 9780824825102
OCLC Number: 46918123
Description: 115 pages : illustrations ; 27 x 29 cm
Responsibility: photographs by Wayne Levin ; introduction by Thomas Farber ; essays by Bruce A. Carlson & Frank Stewart.

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In this work, award-winning photographer Wayne Levin seeks to understand and depict not only our complex relationship with captive marine life, but our love affair with technology, our desire for  Read more...

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