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Bonner, W. Nigel (William Nigel)

Overview
Works: 40 works in 153 publications in 2 languages and 5,546 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: QL737.P64, 599.5
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by W. Nigel Bonner
Whales of the world by W. Nigel Bonner( Book )

18 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and held by 1,520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the basic organization of cetaceans, describes their evolution and behavioral patterns, and discusses topical issues such as the bowhead hunts in Alaska
Seals and sea lions of the world by W. Nigel Bonner( Book )

20 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 1,236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This latest title in the "Of the World" series - the seventeenth - covers that fascinating group of animals whose evolution into their present forms and life-styles seems almost contradictory. While seals, sea lions and walruses are indeed mammals, their habitat is very much an aquatic one, their limbs now fully adapted for swimming rather than land locomotion. The various families of the order Pinnipedia - fur seals, sea lions, walruses and the phocid seals - are described and illustrated. Evolution, classification, distribution, life-cycles, zoology and their current status and future are all fully discussed. In addition, the complex question of their relationship with humans is examined. As with other marine-dwelling mammals, the issues are controversial. In examining topics such as conflicts between seals and fishing and culling and the fur trade, expert author Nigel Bonner adopts a professional and unemotional approach, based on first-hand knowledge and much experience. Their aquatic life and the remoteness of their habitats make the seals and their kin hard to study. Yet encounters with these species have produced in many people a particularly strong response, sometimes becoming sentimental. This book sensibly places them in context through a clear understanding of their natural history and their interactions with humans. The text is enhanced throughout by some 100 color photographs, detailed diagrams and maps
The natural history of seals by W. Nigel Bonner( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the natural history of this popular animal, focusing on its behavior, relationship to man, and prospects for survival
Antarctica by D. W. H Walton( Book )

16 editions published in 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antarctica, a vast land remote from the other continents and still the least known of them all, provides a unique international laboratory for science. Despite the costs, a growing number of countries are supporting basic scientific research on the continent and in its surrounding seas. Our knowledge of life in this extreme environment, although limited, suggests that it is a key environment for many areas of science. Potential economic developments for food and minerals as well as increasing political complications might jeopardise the present scientific accord in the future. Now is the t
Seals and man : a study of interactions by W. Nigel Bonner( Book )

6 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the long and varied relationship of man and seals, including the effect of seals on fisheries and the impact of commercial fishing on seals. Also includes a chapter on seal biology, social structure, breeding and diet
Polar regions by W. Nigel Bonner( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Youngsters learn about a variety of habitats by observing and interacting with their occupants. Two comprehensive CD-ROM titles explore land and water habitats by examining their climates, land formations, ecosystems, and the life forms they support
Whales by W. Nigel Bonner( Book )

6 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Natural history of whales, dolphins and porpoises
Ecology in the Antarctic : papers presented at a meeting held on 11 October 1979 organised by the Linnean Society of London( Book )

7 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Man's impact on the Antarctic environment : a procedure for evaluating impacts from scientific and logistic activities by W. S Benninghoff( Book )

7 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outlines environmental impact assessment procedures and likely impacts from continued research activities in Antarctica
The fur seal of South Georgia by W. Nigel Bonner( Book )

8 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Key environments--Antarctica by W. Nigel Bonner( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summarizes present knowledge concerning such aspects of the Antarctic as flora, fauna, climate and soils, and suggests conservation and management strategies
The introduced reindeer of South Georgia by W. Nigel Bonner( Book )

8 editions published between 1956 and 1958 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conservation areas in the Antarctic by The Sub-Committee on Antarctic research( Book )

7 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stocks of Grey seals (Halichoerus grypus) and Common seals (Phoca vitulina) in Great Britain : a review of present knowledge by W. Nigel Bonner( Book )

3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An assessment of environmental impacts arising from scientific research and its logistic support at Bird Island, South Georgia by W. Nigel Bonner( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Review of the operation of the Bureau of Meteorology, March 1996( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zeezoogdieren( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in Dutch and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Van veel kleurenfoto's en tekeningen voorziene beschrijvingen van de zeezoogdieren uit de hele wereld. Vanaf ca. 14 jaar
Proposed construction of a crushed rock airstrip at Rothera Point, Adelaide Island, British Antarctic Territory : final comprehensive environmental evaluation by W. Nigel Bonner( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seal deaths in Cornwall, Autumn 1969 by W. Nigel Bonner( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Whales of the world
Alternative Names
Bonner Nigel

Bonner, Nigel 1928-1994

Bonner, Nigel W.

Bonner, W. N.

Bonner, W.N. 1928-1994

Bonner, W. Nigel.

Bonner, W. Nigel 1928-1994

Bonner, William N. 1928-1994

Bonner, William Nigel

Languages
English (124)

Dutch (1)

Covers
Seals and sea lions of the worldThe natural history of sealsPolar regions