The outlaw ocean : journeys across the last untamed frontier

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Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., issuing body.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2019.
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xiv, 544 pages, 16 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm


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9780451492944, 0451492943, 9781524711641, 1524711640


Includes bibliographical references (pages [423]-519) and index.
"There are few remaining frontiers on our planet. But perhaps the wildest, and least understood, are the world's oceans: too big to police, and with no clear international authority, the oceans have become the setting for rampant criminality--from human trafficking and slavery to environmental crimes and piracy. Now, in The Outlaw Ocean, Ian Urbina--prize-winning reporter for The New York Times--gives us a galvanizing account of the several years he spent exploring and investigating the high seas, the industries that make use of it, and the people who make their--often criminal--living on it. He traveled on fishing boats and freighters, visited port towns and hidden outposts. He witnessed both environmental vigilantes and transgressors in action, and faced a near-mutiny aboard a police ship conveying him to a meeting point miles from the coast. He describes pursuing employment agencies and shipowners to hold them accountable for labor abuses, and traveling with a maritime repo man. Combining high drama, an investigative reporter's eye for detail, and a commitment to social justice, The Outlaw Ocean is both a gripping adventure story and a stunning expos�e of some of the most disturbing realities that lie behind fishing, shipping, and, by turn, the entire global economy"--,Provided by publisher.

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Urbina, I. (2019). The outlaw ocean: journeys across the last untamed frontier (First edition.). Alfred A. Knopf.

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