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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 02.4 April 1991

British Whales and Dolphins - Threats, Research and Conservation

By - Vassili Papastavrou

At the first sight of a dorsal fin cutting the water, the vessel changes course and heads towards the area. For many of the people on the boat, this will be their first encounter with a whale. The hours of concentration spent scanning the sea are over, replaced with sheet excitement. Camreas at the ready, those whale-watching wait for the Minkie Whale, Balaenoptera acutorostrata, to surface again.

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist