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Arctic


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Explorer Bruce Parry takes an epic Arctic journey, following the six-month Polar summer through Greenland, Canada, Alaska, Russia and Scandinavia to document a vital part of our world at a point of extraordinary change. In this companion to a landmark series, Bruce tells the stories of traditional Arctic inhabitants along with the oil workers, miners and scientists who have been attracted to this dramatic yet hostile landscape in search of the wealth of natural resources and ecological data it can provide. He highlights the friction between old and new ways as traditional lifestyles are threatened by many factors: climate change, new legislation and the intrusion of big business. With an engaging, intimate text and specially commissioned photography along with stills from the series, Arctic provides a human focus in an environmental context. Immersing himself in the cultures of peoples like the Chukchi, the Sami, the hunters of Qaanaaq and the Gwitchin tribes of the Canadian north, Bruce stresse

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Cordee Code: CNA314
No of Pages: 272
Page Size: 190 x 245 mm
ISBN 10: 1844861309
ISBN 13: 9781844861309
Publisher: Harper Collins
Published Date: January 2011
Edition: 1st , Jan-2011
Binding: Hardback
Illustrations: col photos
Weight: 1250g

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