Right Whales covers the characteristics (life history, group life, reproduction, mortality) and ecology of these creatures. Phil Clapham also discusses the serious threats that right whales face, and informs readers about what can be done to protect them.
Right Whales is a must-have for nature enthusiasts, environmentalists, and marine life lovers. This book is an excellent general introduction that’s full of fascinating facts and fabulous four-color photographs. It presents scientific insights and information in a way that is both readable and highly enjoyable for a popular audience.
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Phil Clapham is the author Voyageur Press’s "Whales of the World" and "Humpback Whales." He directs a whale research program in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, and is a Research Associate with the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. Clapham holds a Ph.D. in zoology from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland. He has published approximately 100 scientific papers on whale biology and conservation.Review:
Science Scope, February 2006 (circ.: 15,500) Written to stimulate both scientific interests and conservation awareness, this book will be motivating for high school students who are beginning to think seriously about their life work. I highly recommend this book and urge teachers to put it in the hands of such students.”
NSTA Recommends, Summer 2005 (circ. unavailable) A whale researcher at Woods Hole has written a marvelous book for students in middle school, high school, and beyond. This book will both inform and motivate readers.”
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