By Stephen Martin
From slaughter to sanctuary, this article describes the studies of the humpback whales as they commute among the chilly Antarctic and the nice and cozy tropical seas off northern Australia in what's one of many longest migrations within the animal international. it's also the tale of human impression on humpback whale populations, that have been decimated nearly to extinction in the course of the first 60 years of the twentieth century. Humpback whales at the moment are safe by means of a material of laws, sanctuaries, treaties and eventually by way of human main issue for them and their setting. This illustrated booklet brings to existence the tale of whaling in Australia besides the linked story of the lengthy, occasionally fruitful and infrequently vexed courting among scientists and whalers. integrated are own money owed of the paintings and trial of whaling. The e-book is a message of desire and caution. because the struggle to guard the earth's environments and species keeps, the sparing of the humpback whale is an interesting story of good fortune and capability. As we continually look for new assets to take advantage of, we'd like glance no additional than the humpback whale to determine how easy it's to just about ruin an entire species.