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Arctic Circle: Birth and Rebirth in the Land of the Caribou
Arctic Circle: Birth and Rebirth in the Land of the Caribou
by Robert Leonard Reid
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Every year without fail, caribou from the Yukon and Alaska set off in early April to a small corner of the Arctic Circle to give birth to their young. The journey of 3000 miles is the longest migration of any land animal on earth. Despite the formidable... (read more)

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On Arctic Ground: Tracking Time Through Alaska's National Petroleum Reserve
On Arctic Ground: Tracking Time Through Alaska's National Petroleum Reserve
by Debbie Miller
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Originally set aside by President Harding in 1923 as a back-up resource for military fuel needs, the National Petroleum Reserve, Alaska is home to half a million migrating caribou, countless migrating birds from all over the world, and, surprisingly, one... (read more)

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Naturalist's Guide To the Arctic (94 Edition)
Naturalist's Guide To the Arctic (94 Edition)
by E. C. Pielou
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This book is a practical, portable guide to all of the Arctic's natural history—sky, atmosphere, terrain, ice, the sea, plants, birds, mammals, fish, and insects—for those who will experience the Arctic firsthand and for armchair... (read more)

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A History of the Arctic: Nature, Exploration and Exploitation
A History of the Arctic: Nature, Exploration and Exploitation
by John Mccannon
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Bitter cold and constant snow. Polar bears, seals, and killer whales. Victor Frankenstein chasing his monstrous creation across icy terrain in a dogsled. The arctic calls to mind a myriad different images. Consisting of the Arctic Ocean and parts of... (read more)

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Antarctic: A Tribute to Life in the Polar Regions
Antarctic: A Tribute to Life in the Polar Regions
by Michael Poliza
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Following his stunning photo-safari tour through Africa and the unprecedented helicopter voyage from Europe to Africa documented in Eyes Over Africa, award-winning photographer Michael Poliza has ventured to the polar regions. With his distinct... (read more)

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Lost Antarctica: Adventures in a Disappearing Land
Lost Antarctica: Adventures in a Disappearing Land
by James Mcclintock
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Few of us will ever get to Antarctica. The bitter cold and three months a year without sunlight makes the sixth continent virtually uninhabitable for humans. Yet marine biologist James B. McClintock  has spent three decades studying the frozen land... (read more)

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Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: Seasons of Life and Land
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: Seasons of Life and Land
by Subhankar Banerjee
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The most comprehensive, photographic documentation of the biodiversity and indigenous cultures of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge One hundred and twenty full-color photographs by author and photographer Subhankar Banerjee, winner of the prestigious... (read more)

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Cold Front: Conflict Ahead in Arctic Waters
Cold Front: Conflict Ahead in Arctic Waters
by David Fairhall
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The Arctic. Land of ice and the six-month day, irresistible goal for explorers and adventurers, enduring source of romance and mystery, and now also a poignant and unavoidable indicator of the impact of climate change. As the ice cap shrinks, the... (read more)

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The Crystal Desert: Summers in Antarctica
The Crystal Desert: Summers in Antarctica
by David Campbell
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The Crystal Desert: Summers in Antarctica is the story of life's tenacity on the coldest of Earth's continents. It tells of the explorers who discovered Antarctica, of the whalers and sealers who despoiled it, and of the scientists who are deciphering... (read more)

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Bradt Antarctica 4TH Edition Guide To the Wildlife
Bradt Antarctica 4TH Edition Guide To the Wildlife
by Bradt
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In this superbly illustrated and attractive new edition of this traveler’s companion to the wildlife of the Antarctic wilderness, Dafila Scott’s illustrations provide the perfect accompaniment to naturalist Tony Soper’s immaculate text.... (read more)

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Frasers Penguins
Frasers Penguins
by Fen Montaigne
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A dramatic chronicle of Antarctica's penguins that bears witness to climate changes that foreshadow our own future The towering mountains and iceberg-filled seas of the western Antarctic Peninsula have for three decades formed the backdrop of scientist... (read more)

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Arctic Icons: How the Town of Churchill Learned to Love Its Polar Bears
Arctic Icons: How the Town of Churchill Learned to Love Its Polar Bears
by Edward Struzik
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For nearly a quarter century, the polar bears of Churchill were routinely run down and shot by the military, by residents and by conservation officers who were brought in during the late 1960s to protect people. According to one scientist who was there... (read more)

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Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: Seasons of Life and Land
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: Seasons of Life and Land
by Subhankar Banerjee
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The most comprehensive, photographic documentation of the biodiversity and indigenous cultures of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge One hundred and twenty full-color photographs by author and photographer Subhankar Banerjee, winner of the prestigious... (read more)

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The World of the Polar Bear
The World of the Polar Bear
by Norbert Rosing
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The World of the Polar Bear is an unsurpassed photographic tribute to one of nature's most compelling and beautiful animals and to the world in which it lives. Here, in an unforgiving ecosystem, animals and birds come together in a delicate balance of... (read more)

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Arctic Autumn: A Journey to Season's Edge
Arctic Autumn: A Journey to Season's Edge
by Pete Dunne
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"If entertainment is what you want, Arctic Autumn should be your book. But the liveliness of Pete Dunne's writing carries information and messages that we all need to hear. Above all, he takes you there, to places you may never be lucky enough to visit."... (read more)

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Arctic Quest: Odyessy Through a Threatened Wilderness
Arctic Quest: Odyessy Through a Threatened Wilderness
by Chad Kister
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A cliff-hanging adventure taking readers to a land in imminent peril. Chad Kister takes you on a riveting 700-mile journey by raft and foot. See the Arctic Refuge beauty first hand through the dangers Kister survives. A broken backpack — repaired... (read more)

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Polar Dance: Born of the North Wind
Polar Dance: Born of the North Wind
by Thomas D Mangelsen
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Over two hundred photographs chronicle the lives of a mother polar bear, her two cubs, and a lone male bear through the seasons of an Arctic year.... (read more)

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A is for Arctic: Natural Wonders of a Polar World
A is for Arctic: Natural Wonders of a Polar World
by Wayne Lynch
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Wonderfully illustrated with photographs that capture the delicate beauty and complex nature of the region, A IS FOR ARCTIC will change forever the way you view the North.... (read more)

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With Ptarmigan & Tundra Wolves
With Ptarmigan & Tundra Wolves
by Cy Hampson
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As an eager young scientist, CY Hampton took his wife along when he headed north to study the behavior of arctic animals. With Ptarmigan and Tundra Wolves is the story of their adventures in that exacting and often formidable land beyond the Arctic... (read more)

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Antarctica
Antarctica
by Mike Lucas
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Although scientists had long believed in the existence of a great southern continent, it was not until the early 19th century that land was finally sighted in Antarctica. Explorers and scientists began searching the region for seal and whale products... (read more)

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