This book shares amazing on-site details only the Alaskans and intent visitors know firsthand. [Author Chad Kister] tells of seeing the shocking differences of melting from warmer and shorter winters. Chad documents how the Arctic is suffering more varied ecospasms than any large bioregion on earth. Chad reports on vast global and local trends, like 160 species of birds that migrate to the Arctic from all US states and six continents. The native traditional lives and values are stressed because their homes and food supplies are disappearing. Chad is a true adventurer, reporter, and advocate for respecting the integrity of Arctic ecosystems.