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European Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises

European Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises
Marine Mammal Conservation in Practice

by Peter G. H. Evans

  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 2019-12-04
  • Pages : 322
  • ISBN : 012819054X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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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. 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

The Best Whale Watching in Europe

The Best Whale Watching in Europe
A Guide to Seeing Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises in All European Waters

by Erich Hoyt

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2003
  • Pages : 59
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Europe's Sea Mammals Including the Azores, Madeira, the Canary Islands and Cape Verde

Europe's Sea Mammals Including the Azores, Madeira, the Canary Islands and Cape Verde
A Field Guide to the Whales, Dolphins, Porpoises and Seals

by Robert Still,Hugh Harrop,Luís Dias,Tim Stenton

  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release : 2019-06-25
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN : 0691182167
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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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 Atlantic from Iceland to Macaronesia, and the Mediterranean, Caspian and Baltic seas. Written and illustrated by a team of professional tour guides with extensive experience presenting the region’s sea mammals, the guide features more than 180 color photographs, maps and graphics, highlights key identification features and includes information on the range, ecology, behaviour and conservation status of each species. Produced with the marine conservation charity ORCA, the book presents mapping data from a decade of surveys, which shows both current distribution and changes over time. Europe’s Sea Mammals is an essential companion for whale watchers and anyone else who is interested in this enigmatic group of mammals. The only photographic guide dedicated to this popular whale-watching region Features more than 180 color photos, maps and graphics Highlights key identification features and provides essential information on the range, ecology, behaviour and conservation status of each species

Whales and Dolphins of the European Atlantic

Whales and Dolphins of the European Atlantic
The Bay of Biscay, English Channel, Celtic Sea and Coastal SW Ireland

by Dylan Walker,Graeme Cresswell

  • Publisher : Dylan Walker
  • Release : 2008
  • Pages : 88
  • ISBN : 1903657318
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Fully updated, with new images, revised artwork, and the latest distribution data, this comprehensive photographic guide to whales, dolphins, and porpoises now covers coastal southwest Ireland and the Celtic Sea as well as the English Channel and the Bay of Biscay. Designed for easy use at sea or when watching from land, it covers all 18 regularly seen species and the 13 rarities that have also been recorded. It includes details of status and behavior, as well as introductory sessions to help you get the most from your whale watching in the region. An introduction to cetaceans, the region, and information to help you get the most from your whale-watching experience Illustrated profiles of the 18 regularly occurring and 13 rare cetaceans of the region Annotated surfacing sequence illustrations and scaled comparison charts Superb photographs and illustrations showing the key features and highlighting comparisons between similar species Distribution maps based on the latest information Charts showing the best times of year to observe each species Full description of typical behavior and facets leading to identification Pocket-sized for convenient use on board or on land-based observatories

Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises

Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises
A Book

by Ronald Mathias Lockley

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1979
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Marine Protected Areas for Whales Dolphins and Porpoises

Marine Protected Areas for Whales Dolphins and Porpoises
A World Handbook for Cetacean Habitat Conservation

by Erich Hoyt

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 2012-03-29
  • Pages : 512
  • ISBN : 1136561471
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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'Erich Hoyt's handbook is an admirable, timely and highly welcome contribution.' Michael Stachowitsch, Marine Ecology What does it mean to save the whales if their habitat is left unprotected? Marine Protected Areas for Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises is the definitive handbook on this pressing issue and the first to bridge the gap between the disciplines of marine protected areas and cetacean conservation. It launches a new chapter in cetacean conservation with its investigation into the crucial habitat needs and protection requirements of some 84 species. The author, one of the world's foremost experts in this field, takes you around the world to investigate the promising results of the latest conservation research and the strategies for obtaining marine protected areas in coastal waters and on the high seas, using national legislation and regional and international conventions. This is an essential introduction, guide and reference work for those working to ensure a future for whales and dolphins.

Whales and Dolphins of the European Atlantic, the English Channel and the Bay of Biscay

Whales and Dolphins of the European Atlantic, the English Channel and the Bay of Biscay
A Book

by Graeme Cresswell,Dylan Walker

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2001
  • Pages : 56
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Texts Adopted by the European Parliament

Texts Adopted by the European Parliament
A Book

by European Parliament

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1989
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Mark Carwardine's Guide to Whalewatching

Mark Carwardine's Guide to Whalewatching
A Book

by Mark Carwardine

  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Wildlife
  • Release : 2006
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN : 9781845372729
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Official Journal of the European Communities

Official Journal of the European Communities
Information and notices

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1997
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Mark Carwardine's Guide To Whale Watching In Britain And Europe

Mark Carwardine's Guide To Whale Watching In Britain And Europe
Second Edition

by Mark Carwardine

  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 2016-02-25
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 1472910168
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A new and fully updated edition of this popular title, which is the definitive guide to watching whales, dolphins and porpoises in British and other European waters. A fascinating introduction to whales and whale watching is followed by a detailed field guide with spectacular illustrations, identification and behaviour tips, dive sequences and distribution maps for all the cetaceans of Europe. The final part of the book provides a comprehensive guide to Europe's major whale watching sites, covering 19 countries in all, from Scotland and Ireland to Spain and Norway. Imagine watching Minke Whales in the light of the midnight sun in Iceland; snorkelling with a wild Bottlenose Dolphin; or sharing a day with a group of Blue Whales against a spectacular backdrop of snow-capped mountains. These are just a few of the whale and dolphin watching experiences now available in different parts of Europe, which is rapidly becoming a hot-spot for this exhilarating activity.

British Whales, Dolphins, & Porpoises

British Whales, Dolphins, & Porpoises
A Guide for the Identification and Reporting of Stranded Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises on the British Coasts

by Francis Charles Fraser

  • Publisher : International Specialized Book Service Incorporated
  • Release : 1976
  • Pages : 34
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises

Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises
A Book

by Reader's Digest Association

  • Publisher : Readers Digest
  • Release : 1997
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Discusses the evolution, biology, habits, and behavior of these water-dwelling mammals

European Community Environment Legislation

European Community Environment Legislation
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1992
  • Pages : 345
  • ISBN : 9789282640883
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Integrated Tariff of the European Communities (TARIC): Annexes

Integrated Tariff of the European Communities (TARIC): Annexes
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1992
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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European Register of Marine Species

European Register of Marine Species
A Check-list of the Marine Species in Europe and a Bibliography of Guides to Their Identification

by Mark J. Costello

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2001
  • Pages : 463
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Atlas of Cetacean Distribution in North-west European Waters

Atlas of Cetacean Distribution in North-west European Waters
A Book

by James B. Reid,Peter G. H. Evans,Simon P. Northridge,Joint Nature Conservation Committee (Great Britain)

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2003
  • Pages : 76
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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An account of the distribution of 28 cetacean species that are known to have occurred in the waters off north-west Europe. Individual chapters cover particular species in detail, spanning identification, behaviour and social organisation, diet and habitat preferences, worldwide distribution and population status.

European Research on Cetaceans

European Research on Cetaceans
Proceedings of the ... Annual Conference of the European Cetacean Society

by European Cetacean Society. Conference

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2000
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises of the Eastern North Pacific and Adjacent Arctic Waters

Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises of the Eastern North Pacific and Adjacent Arctic Waters
A Guide to Their Identification

by Stephen Leatherwood,Randall R. Reeves,William F. Perrin,William E. Evans

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1982
  • Pages : 245
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Preliminary Status Report on the Marine Mammals of Major Relevance to Europe

Preliminary Status Report on the Marine Mammals of Major Relevance to Europe
A Book

by A. J. B. Rudge,M. Klinowska,S. S. Anderson

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1982
  • Pages : 351
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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