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Maldives

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Essential Reading Package-EXMLD11

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Ocean Duets

OCE107
Michele Westmoreland, Sylvia Earle (Introduction)
2006
96
1555916139
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
This stunning portfolio of sea life celebrates the ocean's biodiversity with great color photographs and informative text.
$12.95

Bradt Guide Maldives

IDA296
Royston Ellis
Bradt Publications
2008
256
1841622664
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A personal, comprehensive guide to the Maldives, its history, culture, nature and reefs -- ideal for culturally and environmentally aware travelers. Third edition.
$25.99

Maldives Travel Pack

MLD03
Globetrotter
Globe Pequot Press
2015
128
1770266801
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This handy pocket guide to the Maldives includes an excellent full-color pull-out map.
$16.95

Dive Atlas of the World

OCE152
Jack Jackson
Falcon Press
2010
300
1592289533
HARD COVER
Sport
0
0
0
0
With contributions by local experts, this oversized guide -- equipped with superb maps and hundreds of photographs -- highlights coral reefs and dive sites world wide. Edited and with spectacular underwater photography by Jack Jackson.
$49.95

Down Time, Great Writers on Diving

DIV40
Ed Kittrell (Editor), Casey Kittrell (Editor), Jim Kittrell (Editor)
Independent Publishers Group
1998
262
0965834441
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
A diverse anthology on the experience, pleasures and peril of diving by great writers, including Diane Ackerman and William Beebe. A thoughtful collection that communicates the rewards of being underwater.
$15.95

The Mauritius Command

SEY18
Patrick O'Brian
W. W. Norton & Company
1991
348
039330762X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The rousing tale of a mission to the Mascarene Islands to take Rodriguez, Mauritius and Reunion from the French and install a proper British governor. It's the fourth of the series of hugely popular Aubrey-Maturin novels.
$15.95

Blue Hope

OCE205
Sylvia A. Earle
National Geographic
2014
256
1426213956
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
In this informative, dazzling collection of photographs, maps and essays, deep-sea crusader Earle pays tribute to the ocean. Her aim: to encourage us to love the ocean -- all life on Earth, she writes, depends on it.
$35.00

Ocean Soul

OCE178
Brian Skerry
National Geographic
2011
264
1426208162
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Whales, seals, fishes of all sorts, coral reefs and other marine habitats are all showcased in this stunning tribute to the world's oceans by National Geographic explorer Brian Skerry.
$50.00

Opulent Oceans

OCE202
Melanie Stiassny
Sterling Publishing Company
2014
176
145491341X
PAPER
Science
0
0
0
0
This well-curated volume features a series of essays -- culled from the Rare Book Collection of the American Museum of Natural History -- whose subject is the sea. Accounts from legendary explorers and early naturalists are paired with gorgeous illustrations of ocean life. Includes 40 frameable prints.
$50.00

The Snorkeller's Guide to the Coral Reef, From the Red Sea to the Pacific Ocean

DIV18
Paddy Ryan
University of Hawaii Press
1994
184
0824816056
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
This take-along guide covers coral reefs, fish, invertebrates and plants of the Indo-Pacific and includes 200 color photographs.
$21.99

The Song of the Dodo

CON05
David Quammen
Touchstone
1997
700
0684827123
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Well-spoken and engaging, Quammen narrates his adventures on the trail of natural wonders in Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles, Galapagos and Komodo and explains complex evolutionary phenomena with humor, wit and understanding.
$22.00

The World Is Blue

OCE144
Sylvia A. Earle
National Geographic
2010
304
1426206399
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Former NOAA chief scientist, National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence and eloquent conservationist, Earle calls for swift action in this powerful handbook to fisheries, mining, exploration, climate change, oil drilling -- and the future of our oceans.
$15.95

Birds of India

FG43
Richard Grimmett, Carol Inskipp, Tim Inskipp
Princeton University Press
2012
384
0691049106
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Thoroughly revised, with 73 new plates and many others updated or repainted, the second edition of the masterful Birds of India now features all maps and text opposite the plates for quicker and easier reference.
$39.50

Coral Reef Fishes

DIV05
Ewald Lieske, Robert Myers
Princeton University Press
2002
400
0691089957
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This compact handbook features 2,500 illustrations of shallow-water fishes around the world.
$24.95

Fishwatcher's Field Guide Indian Ocean

FG17
I Greenberg
Seahawk Press
LB-1111
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A double-sided card illustrating 70 fishes of Seychelles, Maldives and neighboring islands.
$7.50

Reef Fishes of the Indo-Pacific

DIV63
Matthias Bergbauer
John Beaufoy Publishing
2015
352
1909612316
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A handy field guide to over 800 species of reef fish common to the Indo-Pacific. In beautiful John Beaufoy style, the guide’s colorful and high-quality photographs are accompanied by detailed information on identifying features, size, biology and distribution.
$35.00

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Coral Reef Animals of the Indo-Pacific

DIV19
Terence M. Gosliner
Sea Challengers
1996
314
0930118219
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive handbook to 1,000 marine invertebrates by a leading expert from the California Academy of Sciences.
$45.00

Lonely Planet Maldives

IDA581
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2015
192
1743210124
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This comprehensive practical guide in the hallmark Lonely Planet style includes local and regional color maps, a section of photographs, and chapters on history, culture and attractions.
$24.99

Kipling and the Sea

OCE197
Rudyard Kipling
St. Martins
2014
256
1780762739
HARD COVER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A beautifully-written ode to the sea and everything nautical by famed British novelist Rudyard Kipling. The author’s romantic view of the sea vibrates with pirates and sailor-heroes as well as chronicles of his own voyages.
$28.00

Footprint Diving the World

DIV61
Beth Tierney
Footprint Handbooks
2014
360
1910120057
PAPER
Guidebook
10/28/2016
0
0
0
0
This beautifully illustrated guide covers 220 dive sites in 19 countries with chapters on Australia and the Pacific, Mexico and Honduras, Egypt, East Africa and the Maldives, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines and Micronesia. The book includes a planning guide, practical tips and listing of dive centers, hotels, restaurants and live-aboards.
$29.95

Sea Fever, The True Adventures That Inspired Our Greatest Maritime Authors

OCE209
Sam Jefferson
Macmillan
2015
304
1472908813
HARD COVER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Sailing expert Jefferson reflects on the exciting maritime escapades that fueled literary masterworks, including Heart of Darkness, The Old Man and the Sea, Treasure Island and Moby Dick.
$27.00

Worth Looking For

Maldives Map

AFR56
Globetrotter
Globe Pequot Press
2002
1
1847738990
MAP
Reference
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0
0
1
A map covering the whole island chain at a scale of 1:500,000. It includes an inset map of Male and some travel information.
$8.95

World Atlas of Coral Reefs

OCE60
Edmund P. Green, Corinna Ravilious, Mark D. Spalding
University of California Press
2001
416
0520232550
HARD COVER
Science
0
0
0
1
With 84 full-page color maps, charts and 200 color photographs of corals and reef fishes, this beautiful atlas is an authoritative survey of coral reef habitats, their distribution and abundance, health and diversity.
$73.95

Mangoes & Curry Leaves, Culinary Travels Through the Great Subcontinent

IDA320
Jeffrey Alford, Naomi Duguid
Workman Publishing Company
2005
416
1579652522
HARD COVER
Food
1/1/2112
0
0
0
0
In this latest book the roving, food-loving authors (Hot Sour Salty Sweet, Item SEA80) travel the seven countries of the Indian Subcontinent: Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and the Maldives, collecting not only 200 recipes but also engaging tales of the people, history and adventures. With color photographs of food and places throughout.
$50.00