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Captain Paul Watson

Author : Lamya Essemlali
ISBN : 1770851739
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Tells the life story of the marine animal rights activist, including his personal life, his cofounding Greenpeace at age eighteen, and his decision to move to more aggressive tactics to protect the ocean's creatures.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

From Environmental Action To Ecoterrorism

Author : Gerry Nagtzaam
ISBN : 9781785367359
Genre : Ecoterrorism
File Size : 76.38 MB
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This book scrutinizes the growth of the ‘eco-terrorism’ movement operating on a global scale, focusing on the main groups and their more radical offshoots, both historically and those currently active. These include Earth First!, the Earth Liberation Front, the Animal Liberation Front and the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. It critically examines how these groups form and how they have evolved, their key personnel, their strategies and tactics, principles, motivating philosophies and attitudes to violence. Specifically, the book seeks to understand whether such groups inevitably evolve from activists to militants to terrorists, as the literature suggests. Lastly, it considers the future of such groups, asking whether they will become more prominent as more people become ecologically aware and as global environmental conditions deteriorate, or whether such groups have peaked as a force for environmental change.
Category: Ecoterrorism

Seal Wars

Author : Paul Watson
ISBN : UCSD:31822033088840
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 78.95 MB
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The author describes his life and his many campaigns to stop the the slaughter of baby harp seals.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Environmentalism Of The Rich

Author : Peter Dauvergne
ISBN : 9780262034951
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 78.58 MB
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What it means for global sustainability when environmentalism is dominated by the concerns of the affluent -- eco-business, eco-consumption, wilderness preservation.
Category: Business & Economics

The Outlaw Ocean

Author : Ian Urbina
ISBN : 9780451492951
Genre : Travel
File Size : 47.91 MB
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"A riveting, terrifying, thrilling story of a netherworld that few people know about, and fewer will ever see.... The soul of this book is as wild as the ocean itself." --Susan Casey, best-selling author of The Wave: In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks, and Giants of the Ocean A riveting, adrenaline-fueled tour of a vast, lawless and rampantly criminal world that few have ever seen: the high seas. There are few remaining frontiers on our planet. But perhaps the wildest, and least understood, are the world's oceans: too big to police, and under no clear international authority, these immense regions of treacherous water play host to rampant criminality and exploitation. Traffickers and smugglers, pirates and mercenaries, wreck thieves and repo men, vigilante conservationists and elusive poachers, seabound abortion providers, clandestine oil-dumpers, shackled slaves and cast-adrift stowaways -- drawing on five years of perilous and intrepid reporting, often hundreds of miles from shore, Ian Urbina introduces us to the inhabitants of this hidden world. Through their stories of astonishing courage and brutality, survival and tragedy, he uncovers a globe-spanning network of crime and exploitation that emanates from the fishing, oil and shipping industries, and on which the world's economies rely. Both a gripping adventure story and a stunning exposé, this unique work of reportage brings fully into view for the first time the disturbing reality of a floating world that connects us all, a place where anyone can do anything because no one is watching.
Category: Travel

Ocean Warrior

Author : Paul Watson
ISBN : 1904132251
Genre : Environmentalists
File Size : 74.21 MB
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Captain Paul Watson is a founder member of Greenpeace. Ocean Warrior is his own story - an amazing chronicle of courageous acts in support of deeply held convictions. This book will interest anyone interested in environmental issues.
Category: Environmentalists

Arguments About Animal Ethics

Author : Greg Goodale
ISBN : 073914300X
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 38.29 MB
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Bringing together the expertise of rhetoricians in English and communication as well as media studies scholars, Arguments about Animal Ethics delves into the rhetorical and discursive practices of participants in controversies over the use of nonhuman animals for meat, entertainment, fur, and vivisection. Both sides of the debate are carefully analyzed, as the contributors examine how stakeholders persuade or fail to persuade audiences about the ethics of animal rights or the value of using animals.
Category: Social Science

A Whale Hunt

Author : Robert Sullivan
ISBN : 9780684864341
Genre : History
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Chronicles the author's two years spent with the Makah Indians as they prepared for their first whale hunt since the 1920s, describing their struggles against poverty and alcoholism, and their hope for success despite the obstacles.
Category: History

Sea Shepherd Log

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ISBN : UCSD:31822009680497
Genre : Animal welfare
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Category: Animal welfare