African American Lanier Phillips joined the Navy to escape the racism of his 1941 Georgia home. When he is shipwrecked off the coast of Newfoundland on a cold February night, his experiences with the locals changed the life view he held that had been bred by racism.
A sumptuously illustrated exploration of the Grand Canyon past and present describes how it formed and how it is home to an astonishing variety of plants and animals that have lived and evolved there for millennia.
"Marine biologist Brent Hughes discovered a surprising connection between sea otters and sea grass at an estuary in northern California. Follow science in action as Hughes conducts the research that led to this major discovery."