The Untold Story Behind the Greatest Rescue in Coast Guard History
Author: Kalee Thompson
Pubpsher: Harper Collins
Deadliest Sea by Kalee Thompson is the spellbinding true story of the greatest rescue in U.S. Coast Guard history. Recounting the tragic sinking of the fishing trawler, Alaska Ranger, in the Bering Sea and its remarkable aftermath in March 2008, Deadliest Sea is real life action and adventure at its finest. The full story of an amazing rescue—where extraordinary courage, ingenuity, will, and technology combined in one of the most remarkable maritime feats ever recorded—has never been told before now. It’s The Perfect Storm meets Deadliest Catch.
The world's oceans are filled with an array of venomous and toxic marine critters, not to mention a whole host of apex carnivores. Join ace divers and photographers Nick and Caroline Robertson-Brown as they tour the world in search of the 50 deadliest sea creatures. Animals covered come from all around the globe and include jellyfish, sea snakes, blue-ringed octopuses, lionfish, pufferfish, stingrays, cone shells, leopard seals, orcas, crocodiles and, of course, a whole range of sharks. And there's an intriguing twist in deciding just which one is the most deadly! Each entry includes stunning images by the photographers, together with a concise and captivating description of its deadly capabilities, along with facts such as where it can be found, making this the perfect book for everyone from divers and armchair naturalists to schoolchildren with a morbid fascination for the world's most dangerous creatures.
Man-eating maggots, poisonous birds and freshwater fish with teeth as big as a tiger’s are just a few of the dangerous and deadly creatures you’ll encounter in this book. From tiny terrors to raging beasts, this collection of the world’s deadliest animals contains amazing photographs, gruesome descriptions and shocking stats on real-life monsters of the natural world – proceed with caution!
Release on 2017-11-01 | by Peter Mirtschin,Arne Rasmussen,Scott Weinstein
Identification, Biology and Envenoming
Author: Peter Mirtschin,Arne Rasmussen,Scott Weinstein
Pubpsher: CSIRO PUBLISHING
Australia’s venomous snakes are widely viewed as the world’s most deadly and are regarded with cautious curiosity, fascination and, regrettably, fear. Australia’s Dangerous Snakes examines the biology, natural history, venom properties and bite treatment of medically important venomous marine and terrestrial snakes. It contains comprehensive identification profiles for each species, supported by keys and photographs. In addition to their medical importance, the environmental roles of these snakes and the threats that are causing the decline of many of these reptiles are discussed. Drawing on the authors’ experience in the fields of herpetology, toxinology and clinical medicine, this book stimulates respect and admiration and dispels fear of Australia’s fascinating snakes. Australia’s Dangerous Snakes will provide hours of rewarding reading and valuable information for anyone interested in Australia’s unique wildlife and natural history, and will be an essential reference for herpetologists, toxinologists, physicians, zoo personnel and private snake collectors.
Release on 2014-04-02 | by Scott M. Campbell, Professor of Philosophy, Nazareth College, USA,Jim Ruland
Risking It All to Fish the World's Deadliest Sea
Author: Scott M. Campbell, Professor of Philosophy, Nazareth College, USA,Jim Ruland
Pubpsher: Rowman & Littlefield
Category: Biography & Autobiography
DIVA prequel to the newest Deadliest Catch star’s rise to fame—Captain Scott Campbell, Jr.’s account of working as an Alaskan crab fisherman, the most dangerous job on the planet; injury and death on the Bering Sea; enormous riches; a stormy home life; and life behind-the-scenes of cable tv’s most successful reality show. /div
Elite soldiers must know how to survive in every environment, including if they're stranded on the harshest ocean. Special Forces units trained to survive at sea are some of the most knowledgeable people in the world when it comes to a survival situation in the ocean. In this book, you will learn some of the techniques these soldiers use to stay alive at sea. You can learn from their training and discover: • what to do when a shark attacks. • how to tell when a storm is coming. • how to swim so that you save energy. • how to signal for help in the middle of the ocean. • how to treat a jellyfish sting. • how to build a raft out of logs or saplings.