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Far Out: Sailing into a Disappearing World (Paperback)
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Far Out: Sailing into a Disappearing World (Paperback)

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Paperback 560 Pages / Published: 25/04/2013
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Tired of their careers in the oil industry, Corinna Weyreter and Gjalt van der Zee sailed away from the rat race in search of freedom and adventure in the fabled South Pacific. Taking only what could justify its space on their 41 - foot yacht, they abandoned materialism to discover how little a person really needs in order to be content. Trading with fishermen in Belize, learning desert island survival from the lone inhabitant of a Polynesian atoll, swimming with humpback whales beside the coral island of Niue, attending the wedding of a Chief's son in Vanuatu ...they entered an enchanting new world. But Earth is under threat from humanity. During a period when the human population doubled, animal species plummeted by more than a quarter. 41 percent of all oceans have been strongly affected by Man's activities, 19 percent of our coral reefs have died, and 29 percent of fisheries have collapsed. The young couple found a beautiful world beyond the urban sprawl and rampant consumerism of mankind, but its future is fragile. In Far Out, Corinna takes us into that disappearing world and shows us its fragility with sensitive first - hand knowledge.

Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com Ltd
ISBN: 9781459662889
Number of pages: 560
Weight: 960 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 28 mm
Edition: [Large Print]

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