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Final Preview : Lessons From The Sand ; A Book By Charles O. Pilkey & Orrin H. Pilkey

Final Preview : Lessons From The Sand ; A Book By Charles O. Pilkey & Orrin H. Pilkey

Featuring more than forty fun hands-on activities for families with children, “Lessons from the Sand” reveals the science behind the amazing natural wonders found on beaches and the activities explain how beaches work — providing the key to protecting them for future generations. See now in 4th and final Coastal Care’s preview: “Murder Mystery” and “Concrete Beaches.”

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3rd Preview : Lessons From The Sand ; A Book By Charles O. Pilkey & Orrin H. Pilkey

3rd Preview : Lessons From The Sand ; A Book By Charles O. Pilkey & Orrin H. Pilkey

Featuring more than forty fun hands-on activities for families with children, “Lessons from the Sand” reveals the science behind the amazing natural wonders found on beaches and the activities explain how beaches work — providing the key to protecting them for future generations. See now in preview “Volcanoes On The Beach” and “Shell Orientation.”

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Retreat from a Rising Sea, A book by Orrin H. Pilkey,  Linda Pilkey-Jarvis, and Keith C. Pilkey

Retreat from a Rising Sea, A book by Orrin H. Pilkey, Linda Pilkey-Jarvis, and Keith C. Pilkey

“Retreat from a Rising Sea: Hard Choices in an Age of Climate Change” is a big-picture, policy-oriented book that explains in gripping terms, what rising oceans will do to coastal cities and the drastic actions we must take now to remove vulnerable populations.

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The Shores Around Us; A Book By John R. Gillis

The Shores Around Us; A Book By John R. Gillis

This book of essays aims to join natural and human history together by demonstrating how inseparable are humanity and the shores around us.

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2nd Preview : Lessons From The Sand ; A Book By Charles O. Pilkey & Orrin H. Pilkey

2nd Preview : Lessons From The Sand ; A Book By Charles O. Pilkey & Orrin H. Pilkey

Featuring more than forty fun hands-on activities for families with children, “Lessons from the Sand” reveals the science behind the amazing natural wonders found on beaches and the activities explain how beaches work — providing the key to protecting them for future generations. See now in preview “Barking Sand” and “Beach Erosion.”

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Lessons From The Sand ; By Charles O. Pilkey and Orrin H. Pilkey

Lessons From The Sand ; By Charles O. Pilkey and Orrin H. Pilkey

Featuring more than forty fun hands-on activities for families with children, “Lessons from the Sand” reveals the science behind the amazing natural wonders found on beaches and the activities explain how beaches work — providing the key to protecting them for future generations. A book by Charles O. Pilkey and Orrin H. Pilkey.

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“Coastlines: The Story of Our Shores” A book by Patrick Barkham

“Coastlines: The Story of Our Shores” A book by Patrick Barkham

It is often said that Britain is a maritime nation but, writes Patrick Barkham in his new biography of the British shore, we might be more accurately described as “a coastal nation, happiest when looking seaward”. Examining our enduring love of the seaside “Coastlines” addresses themes of childhood, passion, war, industrialism, art and faith, and the ways in which each has coloured perceptions of the shore.

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And Now for Some Good News About Climate Change

And Now for Some Good News About Climate Change

Small things like energy efficient lightbulbs and big ones—like solar panels and light rail transportation—are making a difference. Australian author Tim Flannery counsels cautious optimism by showing how the millions of small actions taken by individuals are driving down oil consumption and points out how new “Third Way” carbon-capture technologies promise to reduce emissions and create massive economic opportunities.

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What Surfing Teaches You About Life

What Surfing Teaches You About Life

An author shares his passion for the sport as well as his list of the top five waves.

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