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Hailed by way of David Attenborough and proclaimed a moment Charles Darwin, Charlie Veron has lived as much as his namesake. at the same time a baby, he had a deep affinity with the wildlife, and by way of institution age he knew extra approximately a few sciences than his lecturers did. This did not hinder him failing in a procedure that smothered creativity, and it used to be in basic terms accidentally that he went to school. And in basic terms by accident that he grew to become a marine biologist, via his love of scuba diving.

But as soon as he stumbled on his distinctiveness he revolutionised it. He generated a brand new idea of evolution that includes environmental switch and a thorough suggestion of what species are, concerns which lie on the middle of conservation. He has pointed out extra coral species than somebody in heritage, and within the method turn into often called the Godfather of Coral.

Charlie has dived lots of the world's coral reefs, revelling in a attractiveness that few others have obvious. during this attractive memoir he explains what reefs say approximately our planet's prior and destiny, and why it's vital they be safe. and in addition why it's vital that scholarly independence be safeguarded. For it was once the liberty he had as a tender scientist, to be wayward, to take hazards - a freedom slightly conceivable in brand new global of controlled academia - that allowed his breakthroughs.

Exhilaratingly eye-opening, provocative, humorous and hot, A existence Underwater is an proposal to the younger and the younger at heart.

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