Vanishing World: The Endangered Arctic (BOK)

Mireille De La Lez, Fredrik Granath

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Published to coincide with the International Polar Year, "Vanishing World" is an unprecedented visual record of life in the Arctic. Five years in the making, this book is both a celebration of the wildlife that inhabits this harsh and unforgiving climate and a cautionary tale of global warming. Rising temperatures have put areas such as the Artic at risk and the livelihoods of the animals that live there are increasingly threatened.Set against a dramatic landscape of ice floes and ragged mountains, readers will see the polar bears, foxes, seals, walruses and reindeers, who now struggle to live in this vulnerable climate. Images of a polar bear mother as she takes her newborns out for their first hunt, a seal pup only hours old, the spectacle of the polar night and the majesty of the glaciers and pack ice are a reminder of what is at risk.Mireille de la Lez's stunning photographs are accompanied by text that explains the precarious nature of life in this dramatic climate. No one who sees the images of this vanishing world will be unmoved.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2007 Litteraturtype Faglitteratur
Forfatter Fredrik Granath, Mireille De La Lez Forlag
Schibsted Internasjonale Bøker AS
ISBN 9780810994645 Antall sider 264
Dimensjoner 26,7cm x 32,4cm x 2,6cm Vekt 2040 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Emner og form Photographs: collections, Wildlife: general interest, Endangered species & extinction of species