WorldCat Identities

Bright, Michael

Overview
Works: 190 works in 563 publications in 8 languages and 20,482 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Guidebooks  Pictorial works  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Producer, Author of screenplay, Publishing director, Director, Contributor
Classifications: QL737.C4, 910.202
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michael Bright
1001 natural wonders you must see before you die by Michael Bright( Book )

30 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travel--Guidebook
Sharks by Michael Bright( Book )

24 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Presenting the latest finding from international shark researchers, Sharks is an engaging introduction to these near-perfect predators. The book describes the broad range of living sharks, explores their biology and behavior, and dispels the myths. Illustrated with over 100 of the best shark images from around the world, Sharks reveals these creatures to be far more than just mindless killing machines."--Page 4 of cover
Dolphins by Michael Bright( Book )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores current research into the lives of dolphins and reflects on the scientific community's fascination with dolphins
Animal language by Michael Bright( Book )

10 editions published between 1981 and 1985 in English and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dying sea by Michael Bright( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines how abuse of the sea by humans threatens ocean life, and, if not controlled, may ultimately threaten the survival of the planet
Pollution and wildlife by Michael Bright( Book )

12 editions published between 1986 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses various types of pollution and their impact on insects, animals, fish, and birds
Whales and dolphins by Robin Kerrod( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and Slovenian and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers an insight into the lives of whales and dolphins, our closest living relatives in the underwater world
Killing for luxury by Michael Bright( Book )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the senseless slaughter of wildlife for the gourmet food and furrier markets
Giant panda by Michael Bright( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses some of the reasons for the decline of the panda and efforts being made to save pandas
Polar bear by Michael Bright( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses past and present treatment of the endangered polar bear and examines current efforts to protect it in its natural habitat
The greenhouse effect by Michael Bright( Book )

17 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in 5 languages and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the greenhouse effect, the gases that cause it, how it affects the environment, ways to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases, and alternative, cleaner sources of energy
Tropical rainforest by Michael Bright( Book )

10 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in Spanish and English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains what rainforests are and why they are important, how they are being destroyed, the effects of such deforestation on the environment, and what is being done to halt the destruction
Alligators and crocodiles by Michael Bright( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes efforts to save the dwindling alligator and crocodile populations from extinction. Includes facts on the appearance and daily activities of various species
Whales by Michael Bright( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Information on whales, their habits and their habitats
The ozone layer by Michael Bright( Book )

13 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the nature and importance of the ozone layer, how it is most likely damaged, and what measures are being taken to protect it
Elephants by Michael Bright( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This account emphasizes the possible extinction of the world's largest living land animal-the elephant. Examines the physical characteristics, behavior, and life cycle of elephants and describes their relationship with humans and their status as an endangered species
Humpback whale by Michael Bright( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the characteristics of humpback whales, their feeding habits, migration routes, and vulnerability to hunters. Also discusses efforts, by such groups as Greenpeace, to preserve them as a species
Saving the whale by Michael Bright( Book )

5 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the difficulties of preserving whales from extinction despite overfishing and unnecessary slaughter
Koalas by Michael Bright( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the habits and characteristics of koalas, as well as efforts to ensure their survival
Seals by Michael Bright( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the different species of seals, their environments and behavior, and shows how hunting and other human activities threaten their continued existence
 
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Audience level: 0.25 (from 0.09 for Whales / ... to 0.39 for Sharks / ...)

Alternative Names
Bright, M.

Bright, M. (Michael)

ブライト, マイケル

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SharksDolphinsWhales and dolphinsThe ozone layer