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A must-read for anyone with an interest in marine science, fisheries, or the outdoors. While the take-home message is painful to comprehend, Roberts' writing style makes this a fun... Read morePublished 16 days ago by Abby
A must read for everybody. This book should be required in all schools.Published 8 months ago by JR Crombez, Ph.D.
This is not the most well written book I have read in the past few years but is well worth the effort for those interesting in understanding what is happening to the oceans of our... Read morePublished 8 months ago by John Lewis
Well researched, well written, introduction to the oceans and selected historical accounts of their exploration. Read morePublished 12 months ago by a
Dr. Roberts has written a book that should be required reading for all those who are engaged in making a living from the sea. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Dominic F. Laniewicz
Absolutely fascinating book. I was a little worried it would be too dry for me, but the author does a good job of keeping it interesting while providing factual content.Published 20 months ago by Janis Ian
It's a very fact and eyewitness-account-filled book, but it ultimately paints a vivid picture. Roberts aims to expand the baseline back towards the dawn of commercial fishing, and... Read morePublished on April 6, 2013 by Brian Griffith
Well worth reading and a disturbing eye opener of our long involvement with the ocean and our disregard to the consequences of over fishing.Published on January 5, 2013 by Mike