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Aquatic Environments

Abramovitz, Janet N. 1996. Sustaining Freshwater Ecosystems. In: Worldwatch Institute Annual Report, State of the World, 1996. Washington, DC.
American Rivers (Annual). Endangered Rivers of America: A Report on the Nation's Ten Most Endangered Rivers. Washington, DC.
Amos, William H. 1980. Wildlife of the Rivers. Harry N. Abrams, New York.
Barlow, Maude. 1999. Blue Gold. The Global Water Crisis and the Commodification of the World's Water Supply. International Forum on Globalization, 1555 Pacific Avenue, San Francisco, CA.
Birkeland, Charles (ed.). 1997. Life and Death of Coral Reefs. Chapman & Hall, London, UK, 536 pages.
Bolling, David M. 1994. How to Save a River. A Handbook for Citizen Action. River Network, Island Press, Washington, DC, 266 pages.
Bronmark, Christer and Lars-Anders Hansson. 1998. Biology of Lakes and Ponds. Oxford University Press, New York, 320 pages.
Caduto, Michael J. 1990. Pond and Brook. A Guide to Freshwater Environments. University Press of New England, Hanover, NH, 276 pages.
Carr, A. 1973. The Everglades--The American Wilderness. Time-Life Books, New York.
Carson, Rachel. 1941. Under the Sea Wind. 1996 edition by Penguin Nature Classics, New York.
Carson, Rachel. 1955. The Edge of the Sea. Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston, MA, 236 pages.
Carson, Rachel. 1957. The Sea Around Us. Oxford University Press, New York.
Chabreck, R.A. 1988. Coastal Marshes, Ecology and Wildlife Management. University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN, 138 pages.
Chapman, V.J. (ed.). 1977. Wet Coastal Ecosystems--Ecosystems of the World. 1. Elsevier Scientific Pub. Co., New York.
Cicin-Sain, Biliana and Robert W. Knecht. 2000. The Future of U.S. Ocean Policy. Choices for the New Century. Island Press, Washington, DC, 413 pages.
Clark, J.R. and J. Benforado (eds.). 1981. Wetlands of Bottomland Hardwoods. Elsevier Scientific Pub. Co., New York, 401 pages.
Clark, J.R. 1998. Coastal Seas. The Conservation Challenge. Blackwell Science, UK, 144 pages.
Cousteau, Jacques. 1953. The Silent World. Harper and Bros., New York.
Cousteau, Jacques. 1993. The Ocean World. Abradale Press, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, 446 pages.
Douglas, Marjory Stoneman. 1947. The Everglades--River of Grass (reprinted in 1992 by Mockingbird Books, 308 pages).
Dugan, Patrick (ed.). 1993. Wetlands in Danger. A World Conservation Atlas.  Oxford University Press, New York, 192 pages.
Dunnette, David A. and Antonius Laenen (eds.). 1997. River Quality. Dynamics and Restoration. Lewis Pub., 463 pages.
Earle, Sylvia A. 1995. Sea Change. A Message of the Oceans. Fawcett Columbine,
New York, 361 pages.
Earle, Sylvia A. and Wolcott Henry. 1999. Wild Ocean. America's Parks Under the Sea. National Geographic Society, Washington, DC, 223 pages.
FAO (UN Food and Agriculture Organization). 1982. Management and Utilization of Mangroves in Asia and the Pacific. Environment Paper No. 3. Rome, Italy, 160 pages.
Finlayson, Max and Michael Moser (eds.). 1991. Wetlands. International Waterfowl and Wetlands Research Bureau, Facts On File, New York, 224 pages.
Fordham, S. 1996. New England Groundfish: From Glory to Grief--A Portrait of America's Most Devastated Fishery. Center for Marine Conservation, Washington, DC.
Gleick, Peter H. 2000. The World's Water 2000-2001. The Biennial Report on Freshwater Resources. Island Press, Washington, DC, 336 pages.
Hammer, Donald A. 1997. Creating Freshwater Wetlands. Lewis Pub., 2nd edition, 406 pages.
Hinrichsen, Don. 1997. Coastal Waters of the World. Trends, Threats, and Strategies. Island Press, Washington, DC, 420 pages.
Hobbie, John (ed.). 2000. Estuarine Science. A Synthetic Approach to Research and Practice. Island Press, Washington, DC, 338 pages.
Hutchings, P. and P. Saenger. 1987. Ecology of Mangroves. University of Queensland Press, St. Lucia, Australia, 388 pages.
IUCN. 1994. Reefs at Risk. A Programme of Action. IUCN for the Global Task Team on the Implications of Climate Change for Coral Reefs. 24 pages.
Jensen, Albert C. 1979. Wildlife of the Oceans. Harry N. Abrams, New York.
Jones, Tim (compiler). 1993. A Directory of Wetlands of International Importance. 4 volumes (Africa; Asia and Oceania; Europe; Neotropics and North America). IUCN, Gland, Switzerland.
Kusler, Jon A. and Mary E. Kentula (eds.). 1990. Wetland Creation and Restoration. The Status of the Science. Island Press, Washington, DC, 616 pages.
Larkum, A.W.D., A.J. McComb and S.A. Shepherd. 1989. Biology of Seagrasses. Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 841 pages.
Levine, Joseph S. 1993. The Coral Reef at Night. Photographs by Jeffrey L. Rotman. Harry N. Abrams, Inc. Pub., New York, 192 pages.
MacInnis, Joseph (ed.). 1992. Saving the Oceans. Key Porter Books, Ltd., Toronto, Canada, 180 pages.
Maitland, Peter and Neville Morgan. 1997. Conservation Management of Freshwater Habitats. Lakes, Rivers and Wetlands. Chapman & Hall, London, UK, 233 pages.
Maser, C. and J.R. Sedell. 1994. From the Forest to the Sea: The Ecology of Wood in Streams, Rivers, Estuaries, and Oceans. St. Lucie Press, Delray Beach, FL.
Matthews, G.V.T. 1993. The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. Its History and Development. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland, 130 pages.
McCally, David. 1999. Everglades. An Environmental History. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 288 pages.
McComb, A.J. and P.S. Lake 1988. The Conservation of Australian Wetlands. Surrey Beatty & Sons Pty. Ltd., Sydney, Australia, 196 pages.
Mitsch, W.J. and J.G. Gosselink. 1993. Wetlands. 2nd ed. Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., New York, 722 pages.
Moss, B. 1998. Ecology of Freshwaters, Man and Medium, Past to Future. 3rd edition. Blackwell Science, UK, 560 pages.
Mountfort, G. 1958. Portrait of a Wilderness: The Story of the Coto Donana Expeditions. Hutchinson, London, UK.
Mowat, Farley. 1984. Sea of Slaughter. Atlantic Monthly Press, New York.
Myers, R.L. and J.J. Ewel (eds.). 1990. Ecosystems of Florida. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, FL.
National Research Council. 1995. Understanding Marine Biodiversity. National  Academy Press, Washington, DC.
Nature Conservancy. 1998. Rivers of Life. Critical Watersheds for Protecting Freshwater Diversity. The Nature Conservancy, Arlington, VA.
The New York Times. 1998. Pushing the Limits of an Irreplaceable Resource. Special Supplement, Water, Dec. 8.
Niering, W.A. 1985. Wetlands: National Audubon Society Nature Guide. Knopf, New York.
Ofiara, Douglas D. and Joseph J. Seneca. 2001. Economic Losses from Marine Pollution. A Handbook for Assessment. Island Press, Washington, DC, 288 pages.
Payne, A.I. 1986. The Ecology of Tropical Lakes. John Wiley and Son, Kluwer Academic Pub., New York.
Pernetta, John C. 1993. Mangrove Forests, Climate Changes and Sea Level Rise. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland, 46 pages.
Pernetta, John C. (ed.). 1993. Monitoring Coral Reefs for Global Change.  IUCN, Switzerland, 102 pages.
Pernetta, John C. (ed.). 1993. Marine Protected Areas. Vol. 1: Bangladesh, 49 pages; Vol. 2: India, 84 pages; Vol. 3: Maldives, 47 pages; Vol. 4: Pakistan, 49 pages; Vol. 5: Sri Lanka, 74 pages. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland.
Postel, Sandra. 1992 & 1997. Last Oasis. Facing Water Scarcity. W.W. Norton & Co., New York, 239 pages.
Rea, Amadeo. 1983. Once a River: Bird Life and Habitat Change of the Middle Gila. University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ, 285 pages.
Reader's Digest. 1984. Reader's Digest Book of the Great Barrier Reef.  Reader's Digest Services, Sydney, Australia.
Reisner, Marc. 1986. Cadillac Desert. The American West and Its Disappearing   Water. Penguin Books, New York, 582 pages.
Rezebdes, Paul and Paulette Roy. 1996. Wetlands. The Web of Life. A Sierra Club Book, Verve Editions, Burlington, VT, 156 pages.
Riley, Ann L. 1998. Restoring Streams in Cities. A Guide for Planners, Policymakers, and Citizens. Island Press, Washington, DC, 445 pages.
Roessler, Carl. 1990. Coral Kingdoms. Abradale Press, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, 216 pages.
Safina, Carl. 1997. Song for the Blue Ocean. Encounters Along the World's Coasts and Beneath the Seas. A John Macrae Book, Henry Holt & Co., New York, 458 pages. (Ocean conservation, overfishing, coral reefs, logging effects on oceans and fish.)
Salm, Rodney V., Rolf A.C. Jenson, and Vassili A. Papastavron. 1993. Marine Fauna of Oman. Cetaceans, Turtles, Seabirds and Shallow Water Corals. IUCN, Switzerland, 70 pages.
Sheppard, Charles R.C. 1983. A Natural History of the Coral Reef. Blandford Books, London, UK.
Stafford-Deitsch, Jeremy. 1993. Reef. A Safari Through the Coral World.  Sierra Club, San Francisco, CA.
Steene, Roger. 1998. Coral Seas. Firefly Books, Buffalo, NY, 273 pages.
Teal, John and Mildred. 1969. Life and Death of the Salt Marsh. Ballantine Books, New York.
Thomas, Bill. 1976. The Swamp. W.W. Norton & Co. (North America).
Thompson, Gerald and Jennifer Coldrey, and Oxford Scientific Films. 1984. The Pond. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 256 pages.
Thorne-Miller, Boyce. 1993. Oceans. Collins Pub., San Francisco, CA, 240 pages.
Thorne-Miller, Boyce. 1999. The Living Ocean. Understanding and Protecting Marine Biodiversity. 2nd edition. Island Press, Washington, DC, 240 pages.
Tomascik, Tomas, A.J. Mah, A. Nontji and M.K. Moosa. 1997. The Ecology of the Indonesian Seas. Vols. I and II. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK.
Untermaier, Jean. 1991. Legal Aspects of the Conservation of Wetlands. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland, 212 pages.
Van der Valk, A. (ed.). 1989. Northern Prairie Wetlands. Iowa State University Press, Ames, IA, 400 pages.
Vileisis, Ann. 1997. Discovering the Unknown Landscape. A History of America's Wetlands. Island Press, Washington, DC, 440 pages.
Waller, Geoffrey (ed.). 1996. Sealife. A Complete Guide to the Marine Environment. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC, 504 pages.
Weller, M.W. 1994. Freshwater Marshes. Ecology and Wildlife Management. University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN, 3rd edition, 192 pages.
Wells, Sue and Nick Hanna. 1992. The Greenpeace Book of Coral Reefs. Sterling Pub., New York, 160 pages.
Wells, Susan M., with Charles Sheppard and Martin D. Jenkins. 1988-89. Coral Reefs of the World. 3 volumes. World Conservation Monitoring Centre, Cambridge, UK. (Vol. 1:  Atlantic and Eastern Pacific, 420 pages; Vol. 2:  Indian Ocean, Red Sea and Gulf, 440 pages; Vol. 3: Central and Western Pacific, 378 pages.)
Wheeler, Bryan D., Susan C. Shaw, Wanda J. Fojt and R. Allan Robertson. 1995. Restoration of Temperate Wetlands. Wiley, New York, 562 pages.
Williams, M. (eds.). 1990. Wetlands: A Threatened Landscape. Blackwells, London, UK.
World Commission on Environment and Development. 1987. Our Common Future. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 400 pages.

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