Suggested Reading List
Belize (Insight Guides)
Author: Insight Guides
Description: Insight Guides, the world's largest visual travel series, capture the unique character of each destination's culture with a perspective only an insider can provide. Picturesque, romantic, historic or exotic, Insight covers the world's most popular destinations.
Author: Alex Robinson
Description: From mountainous, tropical rainforests with abundant wildlife to fertile subtropical foothills and bird-filled coastal wetlands and beautiful beaches, Belize is an extraordinary and fascinating country to explore. Whether you want to enjoy world-class diving, snorkeling and sport fishing, ancient Mayan ruins or endless bird-watching opportunities, this brand new Footprint Handbook provides comprehensive coverage of this diverse and unique country including amazing cultural insights, all the best places to eat, drink and sleep, detailed advice on how to get around and how to experience the most from the adventure activities on offer.
Belize, Adventures in Nature
Author: Richard Mahler
Belize: A Natural Destination
Author: Richard Mahler, Steele Wotkyns, Kevin Schafer
Description: Featuring all-new material on Mayan ruins, diving, snorkeling, fishing, river trips, and nature tours, the latest edition of Belize: A Natural Destination remains "the best guide to both practical and historical information" (Outside). 55 photos, 20 in color. 40 line drawings. 10 maps.
Bottlenose Dolphins: Revised Edition
Author: Paul Thompson
Description: Intelligent, graceful and approachable, dolphins have long been among the worlds favorite sea creatures. Of all the dolphin species, the bottlenose is best known and loved. But bottlenose dolphins are more than television stars and aquarium performers. In "Bottlenose Dolphins" readers will voyage under the sea with researchers Paul Thompson and Ben Wilson, who are studying dolphins off the coast of Scotland. The authors explain the bottlenose dolphins oceanic habitat and range, and delve into their complex social relationships. They also share their concerns for the future of these beloved seafarers and suggest steps to protect them. Stunning color photographs accompany their insights.
Dolphin Societies: Discoveries and Puzzles
Author: Karen Pryor, Kenneth S. Norris
Dolphins and Porpoises
Author: Richard Ellis
Description: Dolphins and Porpoises captures the exuberance, the intelligence, the sheer charisma, of forty-three species of small cetacean -- from the immensely popular bottlenose dolphin to the rare and attractive spectacled porpoise to their awe-inspiring cousin, the killer whale.
Lonely Planet Belize (Country Guide)
Author: Mara Vorhees, Joshnua Samuel Brown
The Bottlenose Dolphin
Author: Stephen Leatherwood
Description: Because of their exposure in marine parks, movies, and television as well as their presence in tropical and warm-temperature waters around the world, bottlenose dolphins are among the most familiar of marine mammals. Since they are relatively easy to obtain and they thrive in captivity, these dolphins have been used in a great variety of studies. Work with the bottlenose has provided insight into the sensory mechanisms, communication systems, energetics, reproduction, anatomy, and other aspects of cetacean biology. This volume presents the most recent biological and behavioral discoveries of bottlenose dolphins from different regions and compares bottlenose dolphins as a group with other species of animals.
The Bottlenose Dolphin: Biology and Conservation
Author: John E. Reynolds III, Randall S. Wells, Samantha D. Eide
The Lives of Whales and Dolphins
Author: Richard C. Connor and Dawn Paterson
Description: An accessible and lavishly illustrated exploration of the world of whales and dolphins, based on the latest research, follows the seventy-five species of these creatures from birth through all aspects of their fascinating lives.
The Living Ocean: Understanding and Protecting Marine Biodiversity
Author: Boyce Thorne-Miller, Sylvia Earle
Description: The importance of biodiversity to planetary health and even human survival is now undisputed, yet little information exists about the importance of marine biodiversity. The world's oceans are exploited and used as dumping grounds with disastrous consequences for marine ecosystems and global biodiversity generally. This updated and revised edition offers a look at the condition of our oceans and provides an accessible explanation of marine biological diversity and the threats facing it. All varieties of marine ecosystems are discussed and practical, workable suggestions are provided for their protection. The book is intended as a tool for environmentalists, policymakers and all those concerned with the conservation of our marine environments.
The Natural History of Whales and Dolphins
Author: Peter G. H. Evans
The New Key to Belize
Author: Stacy Ritz
The Reef Set: Reef Fish, Reef Creature, and Reef Coral (3 Volumes)
Author: Paul Humann, Ned Deloach
Description: 3 books in slipcase. Copies of: Reef Fish Identification: Florida, Caribbean & Bahamas ; (3rd Edition); Reef Creature Identification: Florida, Caribbean & Bahamas (3rd Edition) and Reef Coral Identification: Florida, Caribbean & Bahamas (3rd Edition) packaged in a beautifully printed shelf case. As of November 1, 2013 it now includes new editions of both Reef Creature and Reef Coral.
The Rough Guide to Belize
Author: Peter Eltringham
Description: "The Rough Guide to Belize" is the ultimate travel guide to this unique country, with clear maps and detailed coverage of all the best attractions, from the beautiful, sun-washed cayes to the soaring Mayan pyramids. Discover Belize's highlights with stunning photography and extensive information on everything from the country's magnificent Barrier Reef - the longest in the Western Hemisphere - to its mist-shrouded jungles. Find detailed practical advice on what to see and do in Belize, relying on up-to-date descriptions of the best resorts, hotels, spas, and restaurants for all budgets. "The Rough Guide to Belize" also features two full-color sections featuring Belize's splendid underwater life, plus its ancient Mayan pyramids and sites. Explore every corner of Belize with more user-friendly maps than any other guidebook. Make the most of your time on Earth with "The Rough Guide to Belize".