World Without Fish
World Without Fish has been praised as “urgent” (Publishers Weekly) and “a wonderfully fast-paced and engaging primer on the key questions ...more
Fish, despite often being small and underwhelming, are vital to Earth successfully existing. World Without Fish, written by Mark Kurlansky, tells just why fish are so important to the Earth, and what it would be like without them. Using simple language and colorful pictures, Kurlansky gives the reader a glimpse into a what a world without fish would really be like. He uses choice facts and descriptions to give the reader an in-depth understanding of over-fishing, how it came to be, the effects...more
World Without Fish, by former commercial fisherman Mark Kurlansky, is a lovingly-illustrated book for ages nine and up. The drawings inside were done by Frank Stockton. The book is only 170 pages and it reads like a ...more
We both felt that the information in the book was interesting, well-argued, and rich ...more
The topics in this book deserve more attention. Fisheries and fish populations are largely ignored in conversations about biodiversity and climate change (as the author states, humans tend to focus on species that are members of their own mammalian class), and land operations tend to be the focus in discussions of food ...more
Bits of interest:
"The government, unfortunately, never acted, but it is clear that the ensuing tragedy of the next hundred years was plainly ...more
It is just not a book, it is like a huge research, with so much important, unbelieveable and useful information about you-thought-you-knew oceans and its under life. People knew that the enviroment has been destroyed, but we are so hesitant. The book shows us what really are the problem, the point of the pollution, and recommend us what we can do, and it is just so simple.
And I just love the artwork, it is so lively.
Please check my English and tell me if you see any grammar mistake in my ...more