Reef Life

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‘Reef Life’ is a marine science memoir – the story of how Britain’s pre-eminent marine conservation scientist, fell in love with coral reefs. Callum Roberts begins as a young university student who had never been abroad, spending a summer helping to map the unknown reefs of Saudi Arabia. From the moment he first cleared his goggles, he’s never looked back, moving on to survey Sharm al-Sheikh, and from there diving and researching all over the world, including the Australia’s imperilled Great Barrier Reef and the more resilient reefs of the Caribbean, in a thirty-year career.

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Reef Life is the story of how Callum Roberts, Britain’s pre-eminent marine conservation scientist, fell in lovewith coral reefs and embarked on a thirty-year career. He began as a young university student who had neverbeen abroad, spending a summer helping to map the unknown reefs of Saudi Arabia. And from that moment,when Callum first cleared his mask, he’s never looked back, moving on to survey Sharm El Sheikh, and fromthere diving and researching all over the world, including Australia’s imperilled Great Barrier Reef and the more resilient reefs of the Caribbean.His stories are astonishing, lyrical and laced with a wonderful wry humour – and they allow us privilegedaccess to, and understanding of, the science of our oceans and reefs. Reading this book will also commitreaders to support Callum’s goal to get marine reserve status for ten percent of the world’s ocean.

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Weight 0.362 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 2.3 cm
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Paperback

Pages

368

Language

English

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Dewey

577.789092 (edition:23)

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General – Trade / Code: K