Beneath the Blue Planet
By Peter McDougall and Others
Dive Into the Fascinating World of Marine Biology!
#1 New Release in Scuba Travel GuidesBeneath the Blue Planet is the perfect educational guide for divers, snorkelers, children, and parents. Learn about the ocean, its ecosystems and its conservation from the founders of Reef Smart Guides!
Your blue planet adventure starts now! Beneath the Blue Planet is the ultimate guide to the ocean, its creatures, and its conservation. This comprehensive and pioneering book answers many of the burning questions that divers and snorkelers have after exploring the underwater world. If you want to know how the ocean works, understand the perils that coral reefs face and learn about some of the world’s most fascinating marine creatures, then this book will guide you.
Beneath the Blue Planet traces the story of our ocean from Earth’s formation to the modern day, detailing the science behind everything from currents and chemistry to the fascinating ecology of its creatures, ranging from plankton to whales. Beyond explaining why the ocean and its inhabitants are so remarkable, Beneath the Blue Planet explores the serious challenges this precious environment faces, and offers insights into how we can work to preserve it for future generations and continue ocean exploration.
Inside, you’ll discover:
- The story of the ocean from its formation to the modern day
- Coral reefs and the remarkable creatures that inhabit this ecosystem
- The fascinating natural history of modern-day sharks and their ancient relatives.
- The challenges faced by the ocean and what we can do to preserve it for future generations
If you liked Oceanology, 100 Dives of a Lifetime, and are a fan of the Reef Smart Guides, Dive and Snorkel travel series, you’ll love Beneath the Blue Planet.