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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - corglacier7 - LibraryThing
As a marine biologist and someone interested in polar climates, this book was pretty much right up my alley. A great look at the remote Antarctic regions, and the unique ecosystem and life forms they ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - varielle - LibraryThing
You would think Antarctica would be protected from the problems of this world by its remoteness, but alas that is not the case. I've had a long standing personal fascination with the explorations of ... Read full review