Whitty writes some of the finest scientific descriptions of sea life and ocean dynamics this former oceanographer has ever read.
— The Washington Post

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A flock of tiny shorebirds cascades through calm air like a flurry of wind-whipped snow to land on the beach and skitter sideways, as softly as pink shadows chasing the waves. They stitch the roe from gravel to gizzard, sewing themselves to the fabric of the sea.
— Julia Whitty, Deep Blue Home

Photo credits: The BP Cover-Up / USGS via Wikimedia Commons; The Fate of the Ocean / jk5854 at Flickr; The Thirteenth Tipping Point / NOAA via Wikimedia Commons; The Last Taboo / ©Julia Whitty; A Folio Whale / Réunion Underwater Photography at Flickr; Deep Blue Home / Luc Viatour at Wikimedia Commons; Shoals of Time / NASA; Accounting Coup / ©Julia Whitty; All the Disappearing Islands / NASA; Gone / USFWS via Wikimedia Commons; Diet for a Warm Planet /  Matthias Barby via Wikimedia Commons; An Arctic Sea Change / ©Julia Whitty; Smuggling Hope / Ondřej Karlík via Wikimedia Commons; The End of a Myth / Andreas Schwind via Wikimedia Commons; Listen to the Lionfish / Brian Gratwicke via Wikimedia Commons; March of the Tourists / ©Julia Whitty; Where Plastics Go to Kill / Anton Power at Flickr; The Power of One / ©Julia Whitty