Rowboat in a Hurricane: My Amazing Journey Across a Changing Atlantic Ocean

Rowboat in a Hurricane: My Amazing Journey Across a Changing Atlantic Ocean

Julie Angus


In 2005–06, Julie Angus, together with her fiancé Colin, rowed 10,000 kilometers around the Atlantic Ocean, changing into the 1st lady on the earth to commute from mainland to mainland in a rowboat. The 145-day trip gave Angus, a knowledgeable scientist, a different standpoint at the ocean. The slow-moving boat turned an environment unto itself, attracting barnacles, dorado fish, set off fish, turtles, sharks, whales, birds, and extra, which she used to be capable of discover and record. Angus additionally observed unmistakable symptoms of the ocean’s devastation, with way more plastic bottles, wrappers, toys, and luggage than sharks or different once-common sea existence. 4 cyclones, together with hurricanes, hammered the small boat so intensely that Angus and her significant other were not definite they might continue to exist. Rowboat in a Hurricane files this outstanding trip in meticulous, dramatic aspect, within the technique providing a private list of an awe-inspiring surroundings, its attention-grabbing denizens, and the mounting threats to its existence.

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