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Wildlife of the Arctic

Field / Identification Guide SPECIAL OFFER
By: Richard Sale(Author), Per Michelsen(Author)
335 pages, colour photos, 2 colour & 1 b/w illustration, 1 colour map
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Wildlife of the Arctic celebrates the Arctic, exploring the natural history that has so inspired generations.

Early travellers to the Arctic brought back tales of amazing creatures and of the endurance required of visitors, the Arctic becoming a land of inspiration and imagination. Adventurers test themselves against it. Its wildlife still amazes when film and television show Earth's natural wonders it is always the polar regions that draw the biggest audiences. But today the Arctic is in retreat. Humanity's relentless exploitation of the Earth's resources in the pursuit of progress has, it seems, altered the climate and threatens the ice and ice-living organisms. It is a clich that the loss of a species diminishes us, but it is true nonetheless. Even to people who have never seen a Polar Bear its loss will be immeasurable as the bear is iconic, both defining and reflecting the Arctic.

This Traveller's Guide is designed to give visitors a handy identification guide to the wildlife they might see as they travel around, including stunning photography and detailed descriptions of each species.

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Biography

Richard Sale is a physicist, with a PhD in astrophysics. After working as a glaciologist in Switzerland and then in the UK power industry he gave up fulltime physics for his first loves – birds and the Arctic. He has written and taken photographs for many books, including To the Ends of the Earth: The History of Polar Exploration, which was the 2003 UK Outdoor Writers Guild Best Book on an Outdoor Theme, and The Gyrfalcon (Popatov and Sale), which was the US Wildlife Society's Book of the Year for 2006. He is an experienced explorer who has climbed and trekked all over the world but is most at home in the Arctic and higher terrains.

Field / Identification Guide SPECIAL OFFER
By: Richard Sale(Author), Per Michelsen(Author)
335 pages, colour photos, 2 colour & 1 b/w illustration, 1 colour map
Publisher: HarperCollins
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