Whales and Other Marine Mammals of British Columbia and Alaska (Paperback)
This beautiful full-color book features photos, illustrations and range maps, as well as notes on conservation status, quick ID, similar species and more. The rugged coasts of British Columbia and Alaska offer some of the best whale-watching opportunities in the world. Our fjords, straits and sounds are prime habitat for 38 species of marine mammals, and people come from all over for close-up views of Orcas, Gray Whales, Humpback Whales and Dall's Porpoises.
About the Author
Tamara Eder, equipped from the age of six with a canoe, a dip net and a notepad, grew up in Alberta with a fascination for nature and the diversity of life, She has a degree in environmental conservation sciences, and has photographed and written about wildlife in Bermuda, the Galapagos Islands, the Amazon Basin, Argentina, Tibet and India. With a fondness for paleontology, Tamara has studied and participated in paleo digs in Alberta and Patagonia. She has worked in both Canada and Argentina as an interpretive naturalist and guide, specializing in ecology and paleontology. An award-winning photographer, her photographs appear in numerous books, posters and online magazines. Tamara now lives in Patagonia and she continues to write, photograph and travel.