In this lavish, large-format collection of all-new photographs by Philip Plisson, the immensely popular marine photographer widens his lens to provide a more global focus on the ocean and the humans who depend on it for survival. This magnificent volume includes nearly 200 new and unpublished images of the five oceans around the world, seen close to the surface or from the air. Featuring ten spectacular gatefolds, it will surprise and beguile the reader with breathtaking images that brilliantly illustrate the beauty, fury and sheer ecological importance of the ocean.