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Controlled Sealing at South Georgia

A.B. Dickinson

in Seal Fisheries of the Falkland Islands and Dependencies: An Historical Review

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893441
eISBN:
9781786944603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893441.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines the controlled sealing industry of South Georgia in the early twentieth century. It considers the revisions to sealing licences to combat stock declines in the 1950s; the ... More


Marine mammal divers

Robert Elsner

in Diving Seals and Meditating Yogis: Strategic Metabolic Retreats

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226246710
eISBN:
9780226247045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226247045.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter discusses the diving capacities of marine mammals, focusing on certain species of seal: ringed seals, harbor seals, harp seals, gray seals, hooded seals, Antarctic Weddell seals, and ... More


“The Destruction Wrought by Man”: Smithsonian Taxidermy and the Birth of Wildlife Conservation

Mary Anne Andrei

in Nature's Mirror: How Taxidermists Shaped America's Natural History Museums and Saved Endangered Species

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226730318
eISBN:
9780226730455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226730455.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

While at the Smithsonian Institution, William T. Hornaday, Frederic A. Lucas, and Charles H. Townsend did pioneering work as taxidermist-naturalists. Tasked with collecting specimens to build the ... More


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