The Secret Life of Whales

Author(s): Micheline Jenner (Contribution by)

Natural History | Byron Writers Festival 2018

Marine biologist Micheline Jenner discovered humpback breeding grounds off the Kimberley coast, uncovered pygmy blue whale feeding spots, and, with her husband Curt, is one of very few people to witness a humpback whale giving birth. In The Secret Life of Whales she reveals the little-known world of these giants of the deep, taking us from Australia to Antarctica and beyond. With her infectious enthusiasm for these magnificent creatures. Mich shares her insights into how whales live - how they migrate, feed, breed and look after their young - and her world-leading conservation work.

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Micheline Jenner is a marine biologist and co-founder of the Centre for Whale Research (Western Australia) Inc., an organisation whose research is represented in more than 50 peer-reviewed scientific papers. She has studied humpback and blue whales and conducted biodiversity and cetacean (whale, dolphin and porpoise) observation surveys since 1990. With her husband Curt, in 2010 Micheline received a Lowell Thomas Award from the Explorers Club for their work protecting blue whales in the Perth Canyon, Western Australia. Micheline is also a Master Mariner with multiple captain's qualifications.

General Fields

  • : 9781742235547
  • : NewSouth Publishing
  • : NewSouth
  • : November 2017
  • : 210mm X 135mm
  • : Australia
  • : November 2017
  • : books

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  • : Micheline Jenner (Contribution by)
  • : Paperback
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  • : English
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