War of the Whales by Joshua Horwitz - Documents the efforts of crusading lawyer Joel Renolds and marine biologist Ken Balcolm to expose a covert U.S. Navy sub detection system that caused whales to beach themselves, an effort that challenged Ken's loyalties and pitted them against powerful military adversaries.
7 yrs research went into this book by Joshua Horwitz. True story of marine biologist Ken Balcomb who found mass stranding of many species of whales in Bahamas. Joel Reynolds environmental attoryney confronted US Navy & made a case against them. >> "Since the Bahamas banned dolphin capture in 1995, a black market pipeline had emerged from both the Solomon Islands & Taiji, Japan." Pg 22.
Ham On Nye Pre-Debate Interview: Dr. Kenneth Miller
Faith vs. Fact Jerry Coyne Viking, $28.95 It’s increasingly popular to view science and religion as complementary ways of knowing about ourselves and the universe. But that idea doesn’t have a prayer of being true, argues evolutionary biologist Jerry Coyne in Faith vs. Fact.
How Google Earth Led to the Discovery of a Long-Lost Forest
Former Jeopardy! champ Ken Jennings charts what he calls "the wide, weird world of geography" in his latest book, Maphead. He profiles Google Maps engineers, geocachers, imaginary mapmakers, map collectors, geography bee contestants and "road geeks."