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date: 19 August 2019

Evans, Dr Peter Glyn Howard free

Born London 12 Aug. 1949; s of David Evans and Sybil Victoria Evans

Director, Sea Watch Foundation, since 1990


Whitgift Sch.; Bromley Coll. of Technol. (HNC 1972); Univ. of Aberdeen (BSc 1976); St Peter’s Coll., Oxford (DPhil 1980)


NERC Postdoctoral Res. Fellow, Univ. of Oxford, 1980–82; Principal Investigator, Dominica Multiple Land Use Proj., 1981–90. Consultant Editor, Encyclopaedia of Mammals, 1983. Vis. Lectr on Marine Vertebrate Ecol., Univ. of Reykjavik, 1984; Hon. Sen. Lectr, Sch. of Ocean Scis, Bangor Univ., 2007–. Member: BOU; British Trust for Ornithol.; Seabird Gp; Mammal Soc.; British Ecol Soc.; Eur. Cetacean Soc.; Soc. of Marine Mammalogy. Educn and Outreach Award, UNEP/ASCOBANS, 2009; Conservation Award, Eur. Cetacean Soc., 2010


(ed jtly) Status and Conservation of the World’s Seabirds, 1984; The Natural History of Whales and Dolphins, 1987; Birds of the Eastern Caribbean, 1990; Whales, 1990; Dolphins, 1994; Guide to the Identification of Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises in European Seas, 1995; (jtly) Dominica, Nature Island of the Caribbean, 8 vols, 1997; (ed jtly) Marine Mammals: biology and conservation, 2001; (jtly) Atlas of Cetacean Distribution in North-West European Waters, 2001; European Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises, 2018; approx. 200 articles in learned jls


photography, writing, hiking, bird watching


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