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Lost Antarctica: Adventures in a Disappearing Land

James McClintock
Format
Book
Published
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, c2012.
Edition
1st ed
Language
English
ISBN
9780230112452 (hbk.), 0230112455 (hbk.)
Summary
Surveys Antarctica's diverse plant and animal life while raising awareness about how its fragile ecosystems are being threatened by global warming.
Contents
  • Journeys south
  • It is all about the ice
  • Life adrift : the small organisms matter
  • Antarctic seafloor : an oasis in the desert
  • Polar acid seas
  • The march of the king crabs
  • Ghost rookeries : the decline of the Adélie penguin
  • Closing the gap : Antarctica as a global solution.
Description
xii, 231 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-223) and index.
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