European Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises
  • Author : Peter G. H. Evans
  • Release Date : 04 December 2019
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Science
  • Pages : 322
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128190548

European Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises Book Summary

European Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises: Marine Mammal Conservation in Practice presents an intimate view of the workings of international conservation agreements to protect marine mammals, detailing achievements over the last 25 years, identifying weaknesses and making recommendations that governments, scientists, marine stakeholders and the public can take to improve conservation efforts. The book is written by an experienced marine mammal scientist and award-winning conservationist, providing a unique synthesis on their status, distribution and ecology. In addition, it presents information on various conservation threats, including fisheries by catch, contaminants, noise disturbance, plastic ingestion and climate change. This comprehensive resource will appeal to marine mammal conservationists and researchers, as well as environmental and wildlife practitioners at all levels. Offers an accessible review on how scientists study this challenging group of mammals to gather necessary evidence for conservation action Illustrates, with striking images, all recorded regional species, including distribution maps, key threats and specific research methods Includes contributions from leading scientists, conservationists, and members of government and international bodies, like IWC and UNEP

European Whales  Dolphins  and Porpoises

European Whales Dolphins and Porpoises

Author : Peter G. H. Evans
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European Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises: Marine Mammal Conservation in Practice presents an intimate view of the workings of international conservation agreements to protect marine mammals, detailing achievements over the last 25 years, identifying weaknesses and making recommendations that governments, scientists, marine stakeholders and the public can take to improve conservation efforts. ...

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Author : Robert Still,Hugh Harrop,Luís Dias,Tim Stenton
Publisher : Princeton University Press
Genre : Nature
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A state-of-the-art photographic identification guide to Europe’s whales, dolphins, porpoises and seals This cutting-edge photographic identification guide to Europe’s sea mammals—the only such guide of its kind—covers the 39 species of whales, dolphins and porpoises and 9 species of seals found in the region, which spans the eastern ...

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Publisher : Dylan Walker
Genre : Nature
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Author : Mark Carwardine
Publisher : Bloomsbury Wildlife
Genre : Nature
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Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Science
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The first edition of the widely praised Marine Protected Areas for Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises, published in 2005, led to numerous new marine protected area proposals and a number of notable conservation successes around the world. In this completely revised and expanded second edition, new developments in the Mediterranean, Caribbean and ...

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Publisher : Springer
Genre : Science
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Preliminary​This volume provides comprehensive overviews of each European cetacean species’ biology including palaeontology, physiology, genetics, reproduction and development, ecology, habitat, diet, mortality and age determination. Their economic significance and management, as well as future challenges for research and conservation are also addressed. Each chapter includes a distribution map, a ...