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Future Arctic : field notes from a world on the edge

Author: Edward Struzik
Publisher: Washington (D.C.) ; Covelo ; London : Island Press, ©2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Mixed form : EnglishView all editions and formats
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[Struzik's] travel companions, from wildlife scientists to military strategists to indigenous peoples, share diverse insights into the science, culture and geopolitical tensions of this captivating place. With their help, Struzik begins piecing together an environmental puzzle: How might the land's most iconic species-caribou, polar bears, narwhal-survive? Where will migrating birds flock to? How will ocean currents  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Struzik
ISBN: 9781610914406 1610914406
OCLC Number: 912535392
Description: 1 v. (199 pages) : illustrations, 1 carte. ; 24 cm
Contents: Eight-foot-long beavers, scimitar cats, and woolly mammoths: What the past tells us about the future Arctic --
Oil and ice --
The Arctic Ocean: A sleeping giant wakes up --
Stormy Arctic: the new normal --
The Arctic melting pot --
Lords of the Arctic no more --
Caribou at the crossroads --
Paradise lost --
Drill, baby, drill --
The need for an Arctic treaty --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Edward Struzik.

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Explores the changing Arctic and why it should matter to the rest of the world. This book offers a clear-eyed look at the rapidly shifting dynamics in the Arctic region, a harbinger of changes that  Read more...

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