The Atlantic Walrus

The Atlantic Walrus: Multidisciplinary insights into human-animal interactions addresses the key dimensions of long-term human walrus interactions across the Atlantic Arctic and subarctic regions, over the past millennia. This book brings together research from across the social and natural sciences to explore walrus biology, human culture, environmental conditions and their reciprocal effects. Together, 13 chapters of this book reconstruct the early evolution of walruses, walrus biology, the cultural significance and ecological impact of prehistoric and indigenous hunting practices, as well as the effects of commercial hunting and international trade. This book also examines historic and ongoing management strategies and, the importance of new research methodologies in revealing hitherto unknown details of the past, and concludes by discussing the future for Atlantic walruses in the face of climate change and increased human activities in the Arctic. This volume is an ideal resource for those who are seeking to understand an iconic Arctic species and its long and complex relationship with humans. This includes individuals and researchers with a personal or professional connection to walruses or the Arctic, as well as marine biologists, zoologists, conservationists, paleontologists, archaeologists, anthropologists, historians, indigenous communities, natural resource managers and government agencies. Provides succinct overviews of the biology of the Atlantic Walrus (Odobenus rosmarus rosmarus) as well as human cultures within the North Atlantic Arctic and the surrounding region by consolidating research which until now has been scattered across fields and academic publications Editorial team of inter-disciplinary researchers ensuring the breadth, depth and integration of material covered throughout the volume Thirteen chapters, each authored by leading international researchers and experts on the Atlantic Walrus Considers the inter-relatedness and complexity of species biology, ecological change, human culture, and anthropogenic pressures onto the Atlantic Walrus, all while remaining accessible to readers from different disciplines or a more generalist audience Draws upon the latest methods in marine mammal and archaeological research Assesses historical management of the species, while also considering current and future conservation efforts in light of human activities and climate change Text supported by striking and insightful new maps and scientific illustrations, ideal for teaching and outreach

Produk Detail:

  • Author : Xénia Keighley
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 344 pages
  • ISBN : 0128174315
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
CLICK HERE TO GET THIS BOOKThe Atlantic Walrus

The Atlantic Walrus

The Atlantic Walrus
  • Author : Xénia Keighley,Morten Tange Olsen,Peter Jordan,Sean P.A. Desjardins
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 17 June 2021
GET THIS BOOKThe Atlantic Walrus

The Atlantic Walrus: Multidisciplinary insights into human-animal interactions addresses the key dimensions of long-term human walrus interactions across the Atlantic Arctic and subarctic regions, over the past millennia. This book brings together research from across the social and natural sciences to explore walrus biology, human culture, environmental conditions and their reciprocal effects. Together, 13 chapters of this book reconstruct the early evolution of walruses, walrus biology, the cultural significance and ecological impact of prehistoric and indigenous hunting practices, as well as

Mitigation Buffer Zones for Atlantic Walrus (Odobenus Rosmarus Rosmarus) in the Nunavut Settlement Area

Mitigation Buffer Zones for Atlantic Walrus (Odobenus Rosmarus Rosmarus) in the Nunavut Settlement Area
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 24 January 2022
GET THIS BOOKMitigation Buffer Zones for Atlantic Walrus (Odobenus Rosmarus Rosmarus) in the Nunavut Settlement Area

"Vessel and aircraft-based traffic and their associated stressors may impact Atlantic walruses (Odobenus rosmarus rosmarus) in the eastern Canadian Arctic, where two genetically distinct populations of Atlantic walrus occur"--Page 2.

Walruses - For Kids - Amazing Animal Books for Young Readers

Walruses - For Kids - Amazing Animal Books for Young Readers
  • Author : John Davidson
  • Publisher : JD-Biz Corp Publishing
  • Release : 15 May 2013
GET THIS BOOKWalruses - For Kids - Amazing Animal Books for Young Readers

Bestselling author John Davidson presents "Walruses - For Kids – Amazing Animal Books For Young Readers". Beautiful Pictures and easy reading format will help children fall in love with walruses. This is one of over 30 books in the Amazing Animal Books for Young Readers Series. The series is known as one of the most beautiful on the kindle. The pictures look great even in black and white and are excellent on the full color kindle. Lots of facts and photos will

Forgotten Work

Forgotten Work
  • Author : Jason Guriel
  • Publisher : Biblioasis
  • Release : 29 September 2020
GET THIS BOOKForgotten Work

In the year 2063, on the edge of the Crater formerly known as Montréal, a middle-aged man and his ex’s daughter search for a cult hero: the leader of a short-lived band named after a forgotten work of poetry and known to fans through a forgotten work of music criticism. In this exuberantly plotted verse novel, Guriel follows an obsessive cult-following through the twenty-first century. Some things change (there’s metamorphic smart print for music mags; the Web is

Saving Us

Saving Us
  • Author : Katharine Hayhoe
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 21 September 2021
GET THIS BOOKSaving Us

NATIONAL BESTSELLER “An optimistic view on why collective action is still possible—and how it can be realized.” —The New York Times “As far as heroic characters go, I’m not sure you could do better than Katharine Hayhoe.” —Scientific American “It’s not an exaggeration to say that Saving Us is one of the more important books about climate change to have been written.” —The Guardian United Nations Champion of the Earth, climate scientist, and evangelical Christian Katharine Hayhoe

State of the Arctic Marine Biodiversity Report

State of the Arctic Marine Biodiversity Report
  • Author : Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program
  • Publisher : Government Printing Office
  • Release : 24 January 2022
GET THIS BOOKState of the Arctic Marine Biodiversity Report

« This is the first report of the Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program (CBMP) to summarize status and trends in biotic elements in the arctic marine environment. The effort has identified knowledge gaps in circumpolar biodiversity monitoring. CBMP is the cornerstone program of Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF). »--

IUCN Red List Categories and Criteria

IUCN Red List Categories and Criteria
  • Author : International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources,Iucn Species Survival Commission,International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. Species Survival Commission
  • Publisher : IUCN
  • Release : 24 January 2022
GET THIS BOOKIUCN Red List Categories and Criteria

The threatened species categories used in Red Data Books and Red Lists have been in place for almost 30 years. The IUCN Red List Categories and Criteria provide an easily and widely understood system for classifying species at high risk of global extinction, so as to focus attention on conservation measures designed to protect them. This latest version of the classification system was adopted by the IUCN Council in February 2001 and reflects comments from the IUCN and SSC memberships and the