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Marine environmental biology and conservation
Beckman, D.W. (2013). Marine environmental biology and conservation. Jones & Bartlett Learning: Burlington. ISBN 978-0-7637-7350-2. 451 pp.

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    VLIZ: Aquatic Ecology ECO.198 [257372]

    Biodiversity; Conservation; Ecology; Ecosystems; Endangered species; Environmental protection; Habitat; Marine biology; Marine environment; Protection

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  • Beckman, D.W.

    Marine Environmental Biology and Conservation provides an introduction to the environmental and anthropogenic threats facing the world’s oceans, and outlines the steps that can and should be taken to protect these vital habitats. It begins with a brief overview of the essentials of marine biology and oceanography necessary to understand the conservation material. The book then moves through the different habitats in the marine environment, such as coastal ecosystems, the open ocean, and the deep sea, exploring the organisms that live there, and what conservation dangers and solutions affect these areas.

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