Sharks and People

Sharks and People

Exploring Our Relationship With the Most Feared Fish in the Sea

Book - 2013
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At once feared and revered, sharks have captivated people since our earliest human encounters. Children and adults alike stand awed before aquarium shark tanks, fascinated by the giant teeth and unnerving eyes. And no swim in the ocean is undertaken without a slight shiver of anxiety about the very real--and very cinematic--dangers of shark bites. But our interactions with sharks are not entirely one-sided: the threats we pose to sharks through fisheries, organized hunts, and gill nets on coastlines are more deadly and far-reaching than any bite. In Sharks and People, acclaimed wildlife photographer Thomas Peschak presents stunning photographs that capture the relationship between people and sharks around the globe.
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2013
ISBN: 9780226047898
022604789X
Branch Call Number: 597.3 PESCHAK
Characteristics: 195 pages : color illustrations ; 29 x 33 cm
Alternative Title: Sharks & people

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Jul 11, 2015

Have been reading this book on and off. An interesting look at sharks from a environmental photojournalist's point of view.
Looking also at Shark and Human interactions.

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