Changing the Future for Endangered Wildlife
By (author) Erich Hoyt
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Whale Rescue by Erich Hoyt
Book DescriptionWhale Rescue is the latest addition to the acclaimed "Firefly Animal Rescue" series. Written by an accomplished expert and illustrated with color photographs, this book is a solid reference on both whales and the ongoing efforts to protect them. This book covers whale physiology, diet, lifespan, complex behaviors and habitats. Specific whale species covered in detail are: Gray whales Humpback whales Blue whales Sperm whales Right whales Orca whales. Whale conservationists and their efforts to protect whale populations are profiled. Also addressed are the pros and cons of extreme measures used against illegal whalers, such as ramming whaling boats and destroying fishnets. A full list of organizations dedicated to protecting whales is provided for readers who want to help. About the "Firefly Animal Rescue" series: The "Firefly Animal Rescue" identifies endangered and threatened species and what is being done to protect them. Combining lively, accessible text and stunning color photographs, each book provides a detailed overview of the species, describing its characteristics, behavior, habits, physiology and more. ""These attractive books are a call to action... fascinating readable accounts."" - School Library Journal ""Succinct introductions to the science and practice of wildlife conservation... written in accessible, lively language."" - Booklist
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781552976005
(228mm x 228mm x 5mm)
Imprint: Firefly Books Ltd
Publisher: Firefly Books Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Jun-2005
Country of Publication: Canada
Books By Author Erich Hoyt
Hollywood and the Law, Paperback (November 2015)
This illuminating collection shows how legal frameworks have shaped the culture and commerce of Hollywood film. Key experts in the field explore how legal instruments, processes and institutions have influenced the conditions in which films are made and sold, and how the film industry has left its own impression on the American legal system.
Creatures of the Deep, Hardback (November 2014)
Second revised and expanded edition of the illustrated guide to the amazing variety of creatures found in the deepest parts of the world's oceans.
Hollywood Vault, Paperback (July 2014)
Tells the story of how the business of film libraries emerged and evolved, spanning the silent era to the sale of feature libraries to television. This book discusses film libraries as an important and often underestimated part of Hollywood history. It presents a trajectory that incorporates cultural, legal, and industrial history.
Weird Sea Creatures, Hardback (July 2013)» View all books by Erich Hoyt
Library hardback edition of the illustrated full colour celebration at the weird and wonderful creatures that live in the very deepest parts of the seas.
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Author Biography - Erich Hoyt
Erich Hoyt has spent much of his life on, beneath or near the sea, working with whales and dolphins and for marine conservation. He is co-director of the Far East Russio Orca Project and Senior Research Fellow with the Whale and Dolphin Conservaton Society.
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