Telling Our Way to the Sea: A Voyage of Discovery in the Sea of Cortez

Telling Our Way to the Sea: A Voyage of Discovery in the Sea of Cortez

Aaron Hirsh


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When biologists Aaron Hirsh and Veronica Volny lead twelve students to a distant fishing village at the Sea of Cortez, they stumble upon a bay of staggering attractiveness and richness. yet because the crew starts off its investigations―conducting ecological and evolutionary reports of the realm and its normal population; hearing the tales of neighborhood villagers; and studying the journals of conquistadors and explorers―they become aware of that the ocean is yet a ghost of what it as soon as was.

And but there's redemption of their tricky recognition: as they locate their areas in a profoundly altered setting, additionally they realize their roles within the course forward, and finally come to work out themselves in a brand new gentle. by way of turns epic and intimate, Telling Our option to the Sea is a profound meditation on our altering relationships with nature―and with one another.

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