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Main Title 50 ways to save the ocean /
Author Helvarg, David,
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Toomey, Jim P.
Publisher Inner Ocean Pub.,
Year Published 2006
OCLC Number 66276473
ISBN 1930722664; 9781930722668
Subjects Marine resources conservation--United States.
Internet Access
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Publisher description
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKAM  GC1020.H448 2006 Region 4 Library/Atlanta,GA 08/03/2009
Collation xvi, 186 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes
Go to the beach -- Get married on a wild beach -- Dive responsibly -- Be a blue boater -- Keep your home aquarium ocean friendly -- Go on a whale-watching trip -- Visit a tide pool -- Take kids surfing, or have them take you -- Fish for fun, food, and the future -- Walk on whatever beach you want -- Talk about the ocean in your place of worship -- Eat organic and vegetarian foods -- Eat seafood that's healthy and sustainable -- Grow a natural yard and garden (and play on a natural green) -- Conserve water -- Conserve energy to help the seas and yourself -- Be a marine sanctuary volunteer -- Prevent sea turtles from going the way of dinosaurs -- Use less plastic -- Opt out of the throwaway culture -- Raise funds for ocean conservation -- Maintain an ocean-friendly driveway or green roof -- Keep your household refuse nontoxic -- Drive a fuel-efficient car, join a car pool, or use public transit -- Don't use your storm drain as if it were a toilet -- Upgrade your house above hurricane code -- Join in a coastal cleanup -- Protect our waters from invasive organisms (exotic critters) -- Sail on an ocean-friendly cruise ship -- Support your local wetlands -- Restore a stream, river, or watershed -- Live a reasonable distance from the beach -- Count the fish; then do some light -- Housekeeping for them -- Protect the dunes so they'll protect us -- Power down around whales, manatees, and other marine wildlife -- Join a marine mammal rescue center -- Work to create wilderness parks under the sea -- Don't feed the sharks (or let them feed on you) -- Don't exploit sea creatures for vanity's sake -- Keep oil off our shore -- Visit an aquarium -- Support marine education in our schools -- Speak for the seas at local public hearings -- Learn your local maritime history -- Talk to your cousin in Kansas about the weather -- Learn how to navigate and read the tides -- Immerse yourself in blue media -- Go on a live or virtual ocean expedition -- Vote for those who protect the coast -- Be a seaweed rebel. [This book] addresses daily choices we can make to restore, preserve, and ultilmatly respect the great seas ... (back cover.).