Marine Life

Kuruwitu: Between a Rock and a Hard Place (2011)

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A traditional fishing community on Kenya's coast declares a no-fishing zone along their stretch of coastline in an effort to halt the total destruction of their marine resources, to bolster fish numbers and to create opportunities for marine tourism.

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Kuruwitu: Between a Rock and a Hard Place

The Serpent Came to Gloucester

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In this tale told in rhyme, a boy rushes into Gloucester to tell everyone about a serpent in the bay. The people enjoy watching the beast and are sad when it leaves. The next summer the men decide to capture the serpent, but the boy hopes that it stays hidden.

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The Serpent Came to Gloucester

The Music of Dolphins (Unabridged)

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Mila creates headlines around the world when she is rescued from an unpopulated island off the coast of Florida. Now a teenager, she has been raised by dolphins from the age of four.

Researchers teach Mila language and music. She learns, too, about rules and expectations, about locked doors and broken promises, disappointment and betrayal.

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The Music of Dolphins (Unabridged)

Magic Tree House #9: Dolphins At Daybreak (Unabridged)

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Morgan le Fay will make Jack and Annie masters of the tree house if only they can solve four riddles. "Dolphins at Daybreak" begins the third set of four books in the magical series, as Jack and Annie embark upon solving riddle number three in a whole new world under the ocean!

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Magic Tree House #9: Dolphins At Daybreak (Unabridged)

The Biology of Rotifers and Nematodes (2007)

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The diversity of rotifers is stunning, and this program shows many different species. Planktonic rotifers have special adaptations for open water life. Nematodes (round worms) include a number of important human parasites, seldom seen but easily found. Thirteen common rotifer species illustrated this diverse group. Tree moss, leaf litter, and compost piles swarm with nematodes.

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The Biology of Rotifers and Nematodes

The Biology of Sponges (2003)

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Imagine an animal with no mouth, no digestive system, no excretory or circulatory organs, no brain nor nervous system, and no movement as an adult. In spite of their simple nature, sponges are actually one of the most fascinating animal phyla, when viewed in developmental, ecological, and evolutionary terms.

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The Biology of Sponges