Deep Blue Home: An Intimate Ecology of Our Wild Ocean

Deep Blue Home: An Intimate Ecology of Our Wild Ocean

Julia Whitty


At the guts of Deep Blue Home—a penetrating exploration of the sea as unmarried colossal present and of the creatures depending on it—is Whitty’s description of the third-dimensional ocean river, way more strong than the Nile or the Amazon, encircling the globe. It’s a watery strength hooked up to the earth’s weather keep watch over and as a way to the eventual destiny of the human race. 

Whitty’s thirty-year profession as a documentary filmmaker and diver has given her sustained entry to the scientists devoted to the examine of an amazing diversity of ocean lifestyles, from the body structure of “extremophile” lifestyles varieties to the suggestions of nesting seabirds to the ecology of “whale falls” (what occurs upon the loss of life of a behemoth). 

No stranger to severe event, Whitty travels the oceanside and underwater global from the ocean of Cortez to Newfoundland to Antarctica. within the Galapagos, in a single of the book’s so much haunting encounters, she realizes: “I am approximately to benefit the reply to my long-standing query approximately what might ensue to anyone within the water if a whale sounded at once alongside—would she, like an individual afloat beside a sinking send, be dragged below too?” 

This ebook offers remarkable armchair entree to gripping experience, state of the art technology, and an intimate realizing of our deep blue domestic.

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