Lost Antarctica: Adventures in a Disappearing Land
The bitter cold and three months a year without sunlight make Antarctica virtually uninhabitable for humans. Yet a world of extraordinary wildlife persists in these harsh conditions, including leopard seals, giant squid, 50-foot algae, sea spiders, coral, multicolored sea stars, and giant predatory worms. Now, as temperatures rise, this fragile ecosystem is under attack. In this closely observed account, one of the world's foremost experts on Antarctica gives us a highly original and distinctive look at a world that we're losing.
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I recommend this book to anyone interested In climate change. The science was presented in a readable style. There were enough of the author's personal stories to keep a non-scientist interested. What ... Read full review
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I wanted to enjoy this book, I really did. I'm a fan of adventure writing in general. This one just didn't capture my interest, and I never finished it. The writing style was a bit amateurish; I felt ... Read full review