What We Are Reading Today: The Extreme Life of the Sea

What We Are Reading Today: The Extreme Life of the Sea
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Updated 28 October 2021
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What We Are Reading Today: The Extreme Life of the Sea

What We Are Reading Today: The Extreme Life of the Sea

Authors: Anthony R. Palumbi and Stephen R. Palumbi

The ocean teems with life that thrives under difficult situations in unusual environments. The Extreme Life of the Sea takes readers to the absolute limits of the ocean world — the fastest and deepest, the hottest and oldest creatures of the oceans.

It dives into the icy Arctic and boiling hydrothermal vents and exposes the eternal darkness of the deepest undersea trenches to show how marine life thrives against the odds.

This thrilling book brings to life the sea’s most extreme species, and tells their stories as characters in the drama of the oceans.

Coauthored by Stephen Palumbi, a leading marine scientists, The Extreme Life of the Sea tells the unforgettable tales of some of the most marvelous life forms on Earth, and the challenges they overcome to survive.

Modern science and a fluid narrative style give every reader a deep look at the lives of these species.