The Resource Shark attacks : myths, misunderstandings and human fear, Blake Chapman

Shark attacks : myths, misunderstandings and human fear, Blake Chapman

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Shark attacks : myths, misunderstandings and human fear
Title
Shark attacks
Title remainder
myths, misunderstandings and human fear
Statement of responsibility
Blake Chapman
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Humans spend more time in or on the water than ever before; we love the beach. But for many people, getting in the water provokes a moment's hesitation. Shark attacks are big news events and although the risk of shark attack on humans is incredibly low, the fact remains that human lives are lost to sharks every year.Shark Attacks explores the tension between risk and human fear, and the need to conserve sharks and protect the important ecological roles they play in our marine environments. Marine biologist Blake Chapman presents scientific information about shark biology, movement patterns, and feeding behaviour. She also discusses the role of fear in the way we think about sharks and the influence of the media on public perceptions. Moving first-hand accounts describe the deep and polarising psychological impacts of shark attacks from a range of perspectives. This book is an education in thinking through these emotive events and will help readers to navigate the controversial issues around mitigating shark attacks while conserving the sharks themselves
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Chapman, Blake
Dewey number
597.3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sharks
  • Shark attacks
  • Dangerous marine animals
Label
Shark attacks : myths, misunderstandings and human fear, Blake Chapman
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 268 pages
Isbn
9781486307357
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Shark attacks : myths, misunderstandings and human fear, Blake Chapman
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 268 pages
Isbn
9781486307357
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print

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