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Whaling season

Peter Lourie

Whaling season

a year in the life of an arctic whale scientist

by Peter Lourie

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bowhead whale -- Juvenile literature,
  • Biology -- Fieldwork -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Peter Lourie.
    GenreJuvenile literature
    SeriesScientists in the field series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL737.C423 L68 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23229726M
    ISBN 109780618777099
    LC Control Number2009018596
    OCLC/WorldCa313658214

      In the rollicking tradition of Carl Hiaasen’s Tourist Season, with the heart of Garrison Keillor’s Lake Wobegon, and peopled by the kind of colorful characters who would be quite at home in any Tom Robbins novel, N. M. Kelby’s Whale Season is a sharp and funny novel made up of equal parts comic adventure and serial-killer inspired : N. M. Kelby. The book you wanted for Florida driving This book is a Florida vacation. To read this book is to have a long conversation with the lady who turned down the sheets at Disney and then drive home through the Mangroves. This book is three parts tourist trap and two fingers .

      Nearly animals were killed in the Faroe Islands this week after whaling season was opened despite coronavirus restrictions, an environmental NGO has said. It comes after fishing ministry Jacob Vestergaard authorised the start of the season, warning at the same time to avoid large gatherings, amid concerns about fishermen being able to maintain social [ ]. The call comes in over the two-way radio - a crew has caught the first whale of the spring whaling season. Men, women, and teenagers jump on snow machines and drive out onto the ice to help harvest the whale, a tradition the Inupiaq Eskimos on Alaska's .

      Japanese whale meat consumption dropped from , tons in to just tons in Reduced demand has resulted in a catch during whaling season of tons.   The whale’s skin and blubber would be peeled off in long strips and boiled down to make whale oil. Whaling in America. In the s, American colonists began developing their own whale fishery (note: the term “fishery” was commonly used, though the whale, of course, is a .


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“Save the whales” becomes “eat the whales” within the pages of Whaling Season, a nonfiction book directed toward older juvenile readers. Although purporting to inform readers about scientists studying the bowhead whale, Season is primarily a polemic in /5. In The Whaling Season, he recounts those voyages in all their drama, disappointments, strain, and elation, giving readers a behind-the-scenes look at the hazards and triumphs of life as an environmental activist on the high seas.

The author also explores the larger struggles underlying the expeditions, drawing on the history of commercial Cited by: 2. In trying to select which of Laurie’s many books to purchase, what drew me to Whaling Season was the fact Laurie got to meet Craig George.

He is the oldest son of children’s book author, Jean Craighead George, most famous for her My Side of the Mountain and Julie of the Wolves books. Jean herself is the daughter of an insect scientist.5/5(5).

The Whaling Season is a pleasure to read as it genuinely takes the reader on a journey through the Southern Ocean, revealing the challenges, joys and mundanity of long sea voyages in demanding environs.4/5. Whaling Season Peter Lourie Not all scientists live where they work, harvest their own subjects, or use information passed down from generation after generation of Inupiaq Eskimos to help learn about the bowhead whale.

In The Whaling Season, he recounts those voyages in all their drama, disappointments, strain, and elation, giving readers a behind-the-scenes look at the hazards and triumphs of life as an environmental activist on the high seas. The author also explores the larger struggles underlying the expeditions, drawing on the history of commercial.

Japanese whaling, in terms of active hunting of whales, is estimated by the Japan Whaling Association to have begun around the 12th century. However, Japanese whaling on an industrial scale began around the s when Japan started to participate in the modern whaling industry, at that time an industry in which many countries participated.

Modern Japanese whaling activities have extended far. The history of whaling is the story of man-made global warming. period possible practically problem production profit proposal proved purchase quota raw material reached regulation result Salvesen season share ships shore stations sold South South Georgia Soviet species sperm whales started stocks Table taken About Google Books Reviews: 1.

Whaling, the hunting of whales for food and oil. Although once widely conducted, whaling has declined since the midth century, when whale populations began to drop catastrophically. Learn more about the history and process of whaling as well as opposition to it. Whaling in Books: Let’s Get Caught Up Julia Pistell Jun 7, This is a guest post from Julia Pistell.

Julia is a writer in Hartford, Connecticut. She is the host of the podcast Literary Disco, the Director of Writing Programs at the Mark Twain House, the co-founder of Sea Tea Improv, and an occasional radio producer and guest for WNPR. Logbook page, orkept on board the whaling ship Aeronaut of Mystic, Conn., on a voyage to the South Atlantic whaling grounds.

Mystic Seaport HFM 61 The American Offshore Whaling Logbook database, contains records transcribed from whaling log books giving information on the whales seen and captured, and the date and the.

Home» Explore» Grimshaw-Gudewicz Reading Room and Archives» Logbooks and Journals» Introduction to Whaling Logbooks and Journals.

Introduction to Whaling Logbooks and Journals. By Rachel Adler, Intern, New Bedford Whaling Museum. Digitized logbooks from the Museum’s collection. A logbook is the official record of the activities of a whaling voyage.

Entries in a whaling logbook or journal usually follow some common patterns, and once you know what to look for it is a lot easier to decipher what you read. An Introduction to Whaling Logbooks and Journals is a detailed explanation of the things that are found in typical whaling logbook or journal entries.

Pro-whaling nations block South Atlantic whale sanctuary Supporters of the new sanctuary say it would have addressed conservation issues beyond whaling, such as ship strikes Published: 12 Sep Whaling Season: A Year in the Life of an Arctic Whale Scientist Scientists in the Field Series written by Peter Lourie It’s late April in Barrow, Alaska, which is about as far north in Alaska as you can get.

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by Peter Lourie. Houghton Author: Peter Lourie. Whaling is the hunting of whales for their usable products such as meat and blubber, which can be turned into a type of oil which became increasingly important in the Industrial was practiced as an organized industry as early as AD.

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[Peter Lourie] -- "Arctic whale scientist Craig George is the son of children's author Jean Craighead George, and out on the ice with the whales and the whalers in Barrow, Alaska, is where this Arctic whale scientist.Final Voyage: A Story of Arctic Disaster and One Fateful Whaling Season Peter Nichols, Author Putnam Adult $ (p) ISBN Buy this book Chronicling the downfall of the vast.