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  • ISBN: 9781602234376
  • ISBN: 160223437X
  • Physical Description: ix, 163 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Fairbanks, AK : University of Alaska Press, [2021]

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Kongakut River, Easter Island, August 2008, July -- Rivers, solitaire -- Herring, Norton Sound -- Bathurst Inlet, Nunavut -- On the Tiglax -- On the Pacific Ocean -- Salvadors at Seal River -- Summer of light and ice -- Catching Krill at midnight, Palmer Deep -- Adélie/Gentoo -- Leopard Seals -- Wilhelmina Bay -- Guillemot of Cooper Island -- At the Eider Perch -- Nanuq, Utqiaġvik -- The people of the whale -- Spring whaling -- Dinosaurs and wind on the Colville River.
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"Cold Latitudes depicts, in precise and spare portraits, the landscapes, cultures, and animals of the circumpolar regions. McGuire's writing reveals the Arctic and Antarctic regions as environments bustling with lives and ways of life that are coming increasingly under threat by climate change. These essays add a refreshingly intimate and human side to a conversation dominated by the often-inaccessible language and perspective of environmental science. Though the observations are the highlight of this collection, each essay has narrative momentum to match its setting"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Polar regions > Environmental conditions.
Landscapes > Polar regions.
Climatic changes > Polar regions.
Animals > Polar regions.
Climatic changes.
Polar regions.