Eye of the Albatross: Visions of Hope and Survival
"One of the most delightful natural history studies in decades." —The Boston Globe
Eye of the Albatross takes us soaring to locales where whales, sea turtles, penguins, and shearwaters flourish in their own quotidian rhythms. Carl Safina's guide and inspiration is an albatross he calls Amelia, whose life and far-flung flights he describes in fascinating detail. Interwoven with recollections of whalers and famous explorers, Eye of the Albatross probes the unmistakable environmental impact of the encounters between man and marine life. Safina's perceptive and authoritative portrait results in a transforming ride to the ends of the Earth for the reader, as well as an eye-opening look at the health of our oceans.
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The author is a MacArtuhur Fellow, Pew Fellow, 2000 winner of a Lannan award for literature and the president of the Blue Ocean Institute. Edward O. Wilson, author of The Future of Life said, "In this ... Read full review
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I'm in love with Safina. I want him to write more books, right away. I want to sell all my worldly goods and devote my life to saving birds. Safina's a delicious prose stylist with a clear, burning passion for animals. Highly recommended. Read full review