Beluga Days: Tracking a White Whale's Truths

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Counterpoint, 2004 - Nature - 242 pages
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"Living in waters adjacent to Anchorage, Alaska, the beluga whales of Cook Inlet are an isolated and genetically distinct population. Living memory goes back to a time when these whales seemed countless, and in the early 1990s they still numbered more than 1000, but a sharp decline has brought them near extinction." "Beluga Days is a wonderful evocation of the wildnerness of coastal Alaska and Native communities that still eat whale meat and depend on local foods. It is also a foray into the fascinating labyrinth of Alaskan culture, history, and politics, as the complex relationships in this unique state coalesce in a mad theater around the whale crisis. With hunters, regulators, environmentalists, researchers, businesspeople, and whale lovers, Nancy Lord explores the challenges of protecting whales and habitat while respecting the centuries-old tradition of Native subsistence hunting and accommodating the many forces of change."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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A resident of Cook Inlet on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula, Lord (Green Alaska: Dreams from the Far Coast) delights in observing beluga whales swimming past her beach. White and relatively small, with ... Read full review

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Written by an Alaskan salmon fisherman who has watched her local population of belugas fall, Beluga Days talks about the Alaskan and Hudson Bay whales, the problems they face, and the natives that ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Lord is a recognized expert on coastal Alaska and Edward Harriman's 1899 Alaska expedition.

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