A Natural History of the Antarctic: Life in the Freezer

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Sterling Publishing Company, 1993 - Science - 224 pages
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Describes the harsh ecology of Antarctica, and looks at the seals, whales, penguins, fish, and birds found in the region

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A natural history of the Antarctic: life in the freezer

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Fothergill has overseen this book from its beginning as a series of natural history films that won an international Emmy for the BBC. The specially commissioned photographs are impressive, encouraging ... Read full review

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Acknowledgements
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About the author (1993)

Alastair Fothergill is the series producer of "Planet Earth" and the director of "Earth, " the associated feature film. He studied zoology at the University of Durham and made his first film, on the Okavango, while still a student. Fothergill joined BBC Natural History United in 1983, working on "The Really Wild Show, Wildlife on One, " and the series "The Trials of Life." He was appointed head of the unit in 1992, and during his tenure he produced the award-winning series "Life in the Freezer." In 1998, he produced the hugely successful series The Blue Planet. He has also presented several television programs, including "The Abyss, " and is the author of three books.

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