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Wild Blue: A Natural History of the World's Largest Animal

Dan Bortolotti - 2008 - Nature - Limited preview
Traces the ongoing efforts of the environmental movement in rescuing the blue whale species from the brink of extinction, based on historical research from the Antarctic whaling stations of South Georgia and firsthand reporting.

The Presence of Whales: Contemporary Writings on the Whale

Frank Stewart - 1995 - Nature - Snippet view
An observer, storyteller, and lover of whales gathers the most compelling contemporary essays on cetaceans by both marine scientists and nature writers, including Diane Ackerman, Barry Lopez, Farley Mowat, Faith McNulty, and Jonathan White, in a ...

Guardians of the Whales: The Quest to Study Whales in the Wild

Bruce Obee - 1992 - Nature - Snippet view
Portrays the adventures, accomplishments, and philosophies of people dedicated to studying whales in their own domain


James G. Mead, Joy P. Gold - 2002 - Nature - No preview available
How many fingers do whales have? Why do whales strand on beaches? Do dolphins protect humans from sharks? What does DNA reveal about the ancestry of cetaceans? This comprehensive book is a collective response to thousands of letters and phone ...

Whale Rescue: Changing the Future for Endangered Wildlife

Erich Hoyt - 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - No preview available
Provides details and facts about whales, and explains the strategies conservationists are using to prevent them from becoming extinct.

Transients: Mammal-hunting Killer Whales of British Columbia, Washington ...

John K. B. Ford, Graeme M. Ellis - 1999 - Nature - Limited preview
This book focuses on the enigmatic and exciting mammal-hunting killer whales and contains the latest information on the natural history of transient killer whales and how and where to best watch them.