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Silent snow : the slow poisoning of the Arctic

Author: Marla Cone
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
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[The author's] sympathy with the peoples of the Arctic and her admiration for the harsh, beautiful world in which they live. [In this book, the author's] expertise and years on the best show in everything she does. [She] takes us with scientists studying the impact of toxic chemicals on polar bears in Norway. Her stories breaknews, but always remain accessible to the reader. -Dust jacket.
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Marla Cone
OCLC Number: 62209067
Notes: Originally published: New York : Grove Press, c2005. 1st ed.
Description: Sound disc : digital, mono. ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: A moral compass in a vast, lonely land --
The arctic paradox : Blowing in the wind: a contaminant's long journey north; Unexpected poisons: serendipity at the top of the world; The world's unfortunate laboratory; Plight of the ice bear: top of the world, top of the food web; Ties that bind in Greenland; A fish can't feed a village, Alaska's communal hunts --
Scientists seeking order out of chaos: Fear is toxic, too, communicating risk to Canada's inuit; Into the brains of babes, searching for clues in Faroese children; Beyond silent spring, a global assault on sex hormones and immune systems; The Arctic in flux: global conspirators and the whims of climate; Islands of sudden change, the evolution of the Aleutians --
Solutions and predictions: The diagnosis, scientists write a prescription; POPs and politics, taking the first step toward a solution; The chain of evil continues unbroken: the Arctic's new toxic legacies --
Survival of the fittest: walking in the inuits footsteps.
Responsibility: Marla Cone.

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[The author's] sympathy with the peoples of the Arctic and her admiration for the harsh, beautiful world in which they live. [In this book, the author's] expertise and years on the best show in everything she does. [She] takes us with scientists studying the impact of toxic chemicals on polar bears in Norway. Her stories breaknews, but always remain accessible to the reader. -Dust jacket.

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