A portrait of Tessa Hill wearing a sweater and shirt and standing in front of a coastal background.

Finding Hope ‘At Every Depth’

New Book Chronicles Our Changing Oceans and How Humans Are Responding

In the prologue for their book At Every Depth: Our Growing Knowledge of the Changing OceansUC Davis scientist Tessa Hill and writer Eric Simons open with an astute observation about humanity’s relationship with the ocean. 

“Even though one-third of the people on the planet live within sixty miles of a coast, the ocean appears as a featureless expanse for most of us; it is an open blue palette separating the places where life happens,” the authors write. “In reality, it is a mosaic as breathtakingly nuanced as the fields and cities and hills and valleys we know on land.”

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