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The Whale Warriors: The Battle at the Bottom of the World to Save the Planet's Largest Mammals

The Whale Warriors: The Battle at the Bottom of the World to Save the Planet's Largest Mammals - Peter Heller National Geographic adventure-writer Peter Heller joins a motley volunteer crew aboard Sea Shepherd Conservation Society's flagship, the Farley Mowat, to find and incapacitate a Japanese whaling fleet that is illegally killing hundreds of whales in the waters around Antarctica. Sea Shepherd and its founder, Paul Watson, are known for their extreme measures (they claim to have sunk nine ships) in the defense of whales and other marine mammals. If you already profess a love of nature, this book and its subjects will incite you to do something to help save it. [ read more ]