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Books editi da Johns Hopkins Univ Pr pubblicati nella collana Johns Hopkins Univ Pr Hardcover con argomento Sea Turtles

The Case of the Green Turtle

The Case of the Green Turtle

Rieser Alison 
edizioni Johns Hopkins Univ Pr collana Johns Hopkins Univ Pr (Hardcover), 2012

The journals of early maritime explorers traversing the Atlantic Ocean often describe swarms of sea turtles, once a plentiful source of food. Many populations had been decimated by the 1950s, when Archie Carr and others raised public awareness of their plight. One species, the green turtle, has been the most heavily...

€ 46,50
Sea Turtles

Sea Turtles

Spotila James R. 
edizioni Johns Hopkins Univ Pr collana Johns Hopkins Univ Pr (Hardcover), 2004

For more than a hundred million years, sea turtles have been swimming in the world's oceans. These magnificent, long-lived creatures spend their lives in the water, coming ashore to lay their eggs. Upon hatching, the baby turtles leave the nest and enter a dangerous world of storms and predators. The females will return...

€ 27,50
Saving Sea Turtles

Saving Sea Turtles

Spotila James R. 
edizioni Johns Hopkins Univ Pr collana Johns Hopkins Univ Pr (Hardcover), 2011

In April 2007, eleven leatherback turtles captured the imagination of the public worldwide as they "raced" from Costa Rica toward the Galápagos Islands. Known as the Great Turtle Race, this event tracked these critically endangered sea turtles, drawing attention to their fragile status and generating data on the turtles...

€ 26,10