Christian Books, Bibles, Music & More - 1.888.395.0572
Call our Toll Free Number:
Find us on:
Follow Us On 

Twitter!   Join Us On Facebook!

Christian Bookstore .Net is a leading online Christian book store.

Shop Christian Books, Bibles, Jewelry, Church Supplies, Homeschool Curriculum & More!

50 Ways to Save the Ocean (Inner Ocean Action Guide) (Inner Ocean Action Guide) [Paperback]

By David Helvarg, Philippe Cousteau (Foreward By) & Jim Toomey (Illustrator)
Our Price $ 14.41  
Retail Value $ 16.95  
You Save $ 2.54  (15%)  
Item Number 262805  
Buy New $14.41
Out Of Stock!
Currently Out Of Stock

Item Specifications...

Pages   186
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.75" Width: 6.25" Height: 9.25"
Weight:   0.8 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Mar 22, 2006
Publisher   New World Library
ISBN  1930722664  
EAN  9781930722668  

Availability  0 units.

Item Description...
Presents a range of practical and easily implemented actions that can be taken by everyday people to help protect and conserve the planet's oceans, from choosing and avoiding fish varieties and vacationing with awareness to protecting local water tables and supporting local marine education. Original.

Publishers Description
The oceans, and the challenges they face, are so vast that it's easy to feel powerless to protect them. <i>50 Ways to Save the Ocean,</i> written by veteran environmental journalist David Helvarg, focuses on practical, easily-implemented actions everyone can take to protect and conserve this vital resource. Well-researched, personal, and sometimes whimsical, the book addresses daily choices that affect the ocean's health: what fish should and should not be eaten; how and where to vacation; storm drains and driveway run-off; protecting local water tables; proper diving, surfing, and tide pool etiquette; and supporting local marine education. Helvarg also looks at what can be done to stir the waters of seemingly daunting issues such as toxic pollutant runoff; protecting wetlands and sanctuaries; keeping oil rigs off shore; saving reef environments; and replenishing fish reserves.

Buy 50 Ways to Save the Ocean (Inner Ocean Action Guide) (Inner Ocean Action Guide) by David Helvarg, Philippe Cousteau & Jim Toomey from our Christian Books store - isbn: 9781930722668 & 1930722664

The team at Christian Bookstore .Net welcome you to our Christian Book store! We offer the best selections of Christian Books, Bibles, Christian Music, Inspirational Jewelry and Clothing, Homeschool curriculum, and Church Supplies. We encourage you to purchase your copy of 50 Ways to Save the Ocean (Inner Ocean Action Guide) (Inner Ocean Action Guide) by David Helvarg, Philippe Cousteau & Jim Toomey today - and if you are for any reason not happy, you have 30 days to return it. Please contact us at 1-877-205-6402 if you have any questions.

More About David Helvarg, Philippe Cousteau & Jim Toomey

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo!

David Helvarg is founder and Executive Director of the Blue Frontier Campaign, a Washington, D.C.-based organization working for ocean and coastal conservation. An award-winning journalist, he has written for the Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, Smithsonian, National Geographic, Popular Science, Sierra, and Parade, and has produced more than forty documentaries for PBS, the Discovery Channel, and others. His previous books include Rescue Warriors and Saved by the Sea. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

David Helvarg currently resides in Washington, in the state of District Of Columbia. David Helvarg was born in 1951.

Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories
1Books > Subjects > Business & Investing > Economics > General   [6521  similar products]
2Books > Subjects > Outdoors & Nature > Conservation > General   [1825  similar products]
3Books > Subjects > Outdoors & Nature > Environment > Conservation   [1914  similar products]
4Books > Subjects > Outdoors & Nature > Reference   [3941  similar products]
5Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Professional Science > Biological Sciences > Biology > Marine Bi   [192  similar products]
6Books > Subjects > Science > Nature & Ecology > Oceans & Seas > General   [149  similar products]

Similar Products

Reviews - What do our customers think?
Many ideas for protecting the world's oceans and the creatures therein...  Oct 15, 2007
I picked up a copy of this book at the 2007 Hawai'i Conservation Conference, where author David Helvarg was a keynote speaker. Helvarg is president of the Blue Frontier Campaign, an ocean advocacy group.

50 Ways to Save the Ocean is a book with a mission. That mission is to convince the reader that:

1. The oceans are in trouble and need your help.

2. There are things each person can do to assist in the conservation of our oceanic resources, even if you live in Kansas.

Most of the ideas are good, and I appreciate that Helvarg went beyond the "donate money to..." strategies that most Americans get in their weekly mail solicitations (although he encourages you to donate money to a variety of causes and organizations). He promotes activism: volunteering, writing, and lobbying. He notes the power of consumerism in affecting how the ocean's resources are exploited ("follow the money").

I found that I do about 3/4 of the actions he recommends. The question is, how does this information get into the hands of those who are not already involved in ocean protection issues?
An Inconvenient Truth  Jun 14, 2006
If you saw An Inconvenient Truth and are wondering what you and your family can do about global warming, take a look at 50 Ways to Save the Ocean. It will help you through the thicket with lots of practical and yes, simple, ways each of us can participate in saving our planet.
An informed introduction to the innovative ways anyone can use to help preserve Earth's oceans and aquatic-life  Jun 4, 2006
Fifty Ways To Save The Ocean by environmental activist David Helvarg (founder of Blue Frontier) is an informed introduction to the innovative ways anyone can use to help preserve Earth's oceans and aquatic-life. Expertly guiding readers through diverse ways to effectively contribute to bettering the condition the great oceans, Fifty Ways To Save The Ocean provides a keen understanding of which fish should not be eaten and which species are endangered or could impact adversely human health; how to save energy and how that might help out the seas; proper diving, surfing, and tide pool equipment; support for local marine education; and keeping an ocean-friendly aquarium. Fifty Ways To Save The Ocean is enthusiastically recommended reading, especially for environmentalists hoping to do their part in contributing to the best health of Mother Earth's oceanic environments.
Great Family Book!  May 15, 2006
This is an excellent book to help teach your family about caring for our oceans! The ideas and illustrations are fantastic to read with kids. Almost all of the suggestions can be accomplished as a family, too. Going to the beach, going on a whale-watching trip, visiting tide pools, eating healthy and sustainable seafood, etc., are all great family activities! This book makes it easy to get your whole family together and interested in saving our oceans. Also really helpful in giving extra meaning to family activities, as everything can be prefaced with an interesting suggestion from this book. It will certainly also improve your kids' self-esteem, knowing they are helping the environment. On top of that, it is a great read!
Excellent Resource!  May 15, 2006
This book is truly an excellent resource for those of us that are concerned about the well-being of our environment but feel overwhelmed by the magnitude of the world's enviromental issues. Here is a book that gives us all really practical, realistic, and fantastic ways to help save our oceans! I absolutely loved this book, and had so much fun doing many of the suggestions (especially going to an aquarium, eating organic foods, going surfing with my kids, and maintaining an ocean-friendly driveway). All of the suggestions are not only informative but also very easy to do and fun!

Write your own review about 50 Ways to Save the Ocean (Inner Ocean Action Guide) (Inner Ocean Action Guide)

Customer Support: 1-888-395-0572
Welcome to Christian Bookstore .Net

Our team at Christian Bookstore .Net would like to welcome you to our site. Our Christian book store features over 150,000 Christian products including Bibles, Christian music, Christian books, jewelry, church supplies, Christian gifts, Sunday school curriculum, purity rings, homeschool curriculum and many other items to encourage you in your walk with God. Our mission is to provide you with quality Christian resources that you can benefit from and share with others. The best part is that our complete selection of Christian books and supplies is offered at up to 20% off of retail price! Please call us if you have any questions or need assistance in ordering at 1-888-395-0572. Have a blessed day.

Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Customer Support