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After the Ice Life, Death, and Geopolitics in the New Arctic

ISBN-10: 0061579076

ISBN-13: 9780061579073

Edition: 2009

Authors: Alun Anderson

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Global warming is changing the Arctic faster and more dramatically than any place else on Earth. "After the Ice" presents the winners and losers in this high stakes battle, from nations and native peoples to animals and the very landscape itself.
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Book details

List price: $26.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 12/1/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 304
Size: 6.75" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Alun Anderson gained his PhD from the University of Edinburgh and later held posts at the University of Oxford and the University of Kyoto, Japan. For twelve years he was Editor, then Editor-in Chief and Publishing Director of New Scientist and was previously an editor at Nature and Science. He is currently a board member of xconomy.com, a member of the council of the Royal Institution and a contributor to magazines around the world.

Introduction: The Bear on the Beach
Turn the World on Its Side
People
In an Inuit Land
Nomads of the Yamal
Ice
Adrift on the Ice
The View from Below
The Lethal Mix
Borders
Who Owns the Arctic?
The Strange Case of Svalbard
Animals
Trouble at the Top
The Bottom of the Web
Invaders from the South
Oil And Ships
The Battle for Arctic Oil
How Far Can Oil Go?
Too Many Ships, Too Soon?
Finale
The Arctic's Revenge
Black and White
The Future of the Arctic
Sources
Notes
Index