Ocean's End: Travels through Endangered Seas

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xi on Chernobyl and glasnost see Murray Feshbach and Alfred Friendly, Jr. , Ecocide in the USSR ( New York: Basic Books, 1992), 11-23, 229-250.
xii on the dumping of radioactive wastes in the Kara Sea and other parts of the Soviet Far North: Thomas Nilsen and Nils Bøhmer, Sources to Radioactive Contamination in Murmansk and Arkhangel'sk Counties ( Oslo: Bellona Foundation, 1994).

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8 Mamaia built en masse: Constantin C. Giurescu, ed., Chronological History of Romania ( Bucharest: Editura Enciclopedica Românâ, 1972), 367.
10 the Argonauts' journey is the earliest voyage epic in Western literature and is believed to have taken place in the thirteenth century B.C. Some modern scholars contended for years that the voyage could not have succeeded in breaching the Bosphorus, until an eccentric team built a Bronze Age galley and rowed it from Greece to Soviet Georgia. For the expedition leader's account, see Tim Severin , The Jason Voyage ( New York: Simon & Schuster, 1985).
10 Athens' dependence on Black Sea trade: Michael Grant, The Classical Greeks ( New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1989), 181-185.
10 caviar as food for poor: Neal Ascherson, Black Sea ( London: Vintage, 1996), 5.
11 Zostera meadows: Aleksandrovich Zenkevitch, Biology of the Seas of the USSR ( New York: Interscience Publishers, 1963), 440-441.

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Foreword ix
  • Preface XI
  • One: Dead Seas 1
  • Two: Ocean Blues 29
  • Three: Run on the Banks 57
  • Four: Muddied Waters 97
  • Five: Fall of the Magic Kingdom 131
  • Six: Paradise Lost 163
  • Seven: Message from the Ice 191
  • Eight: Sea Change 225
  • Appendix Large Marine Ecosystems 251
  • Acknowledgments 255
  • Note 257
  • Index 285
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