Bill Sargent


Bill Sargent is a NOVA consultant and author of 5 books on science and the environment. He studied plankton as a research assistant at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and was the first director of the National Aquarium in Baltimore. He has taught Science Writing at Harvard University and Marine Biology at the Briarwood Field Station in Bourne. Bill has worked on the status of horseshoe crabs in Pleasant Bay. This research was used in the creation of two reserves for this strategic biomedical resource.

Billí's books include "Shallow Waters", winner of the Boston Globe's Winship award, now in it's third printing, and "A Year in the Notch; Exploring the Natural History of the White Mountains". His most recent book is "Crab Wars; A Tale of Horseshoe Crabs, Bioterrorism and Human Health". Bill McKibbon has called it "a tale told with enormous care and balance". Bernd Heinrich has written, "This is a wonderful and important story engagingly written. A great detective piece, at the interface of biology and politics. Will be a classic."


These and other books by
Bill Sargent may be ordered by contacting:
Bill Sargent,
68 Jeffrey's Neck Rd.,
Ipswich, MA 01938,
ph: 978-356-5782,
or from your local bookstore.


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