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Arctic thaw : the people of the whale in a changing climate

Author: Peter Lourie
Publisher: Honesdale, Pa. : Boyds Mills Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The Iñupiat people of Alaska's North Slope must learn to adjust to a changing climate that threatens to disrupt their ancient culture.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Lourie
ISBN: 1590784367 9781590784365
OCLC Number: 70158460
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Description: 47, [1] pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 22 x 27 cm
Contents: Darkness sets in --
Cold and dark --
Light returns --
Epilogue --
Glossary --
What you can do --
Index.
Responsibility: Peter Lourie.

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Earth's atmosphere is warming up, and temperatures are rising twice as fast in the Arctic as the global average. How will climbing temperatures affect the ancient culture of the Inupiat people of  Read more...

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