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A Sea of Glass
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Drew Harvell is Professor of Ecology at Cornell University, Curator of the Blaschka Glass Marine Invertebrate Collection, and author of Ocean Outbreak: Confronting the Rising Tide of Marine Disease.

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"The author makes an eloquent plea for marine biodiversity conservation." * Library Journal *
"Harvell's encounters with rarer creatures of the deep are as exciting for the reader as they were for her, but the takeaway from A Sea of Glass is an SOS call for a change in human behavior." * Hakai Magazine *
"Stunning photos . . . contextualize the dramatic taxonomic and ecological shifts in ocean life over the past 150 years." * Nature *
"Harvell seems to channel the devotion that motivated the Blaschkas." * The Guardian *
"A wonderful example of the intertwining of science and art where each expression of the wonders of the human mind sparks another." * The Explorers Journal *
"Curator and marine ecologist Harvell recounts her quest to find the living versions of the creatures and the scientific insights the 150-year-old glass replicas still provide." - The Best "Art Meets Science" Books of 2016

* Smithsonian.com *
"Both the Blaschka collection and Harvell's work certainly stand the test of time as a testimony to the beauty and magnificence of the oceans' majesty and wonder." * CHOICE *
"Beautifully written, multifaceted book . . . opens the doors of marine ecology to new audiences at a critical time." * Resurgence & Ecologist Magazine *
"You will want this book and then you will want to give it to one and all for a delightful and stimulating introduction to our wonderful ocean creatures."
* The Quarterly Review of Biology *

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