Silent Snow

Silent Snow

The Slow Poisoning of the Arctic

Book - 2005
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In a journey across the Arctic to find out why it is toxic, an environmental journalist reports on the dangers of pollution to fragile ecosystems, how Arctic cultures are adapting to pollution, and what solutions will prevent this crisis from getting worse.

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An award-winning US environmental journalist traveled to the Arctic to investigate why its inhabitants are heavily impacted by pollution (e.g., high PCB levels in mothers' milk), despite the region's image as one of the last pristine places. Blending scientific data and personal observations à la Rachel Carson, Cone explores the evidence for its contamination by industrialized nations' toxins. The book concludes with an Inuit legend about their traditional lifestyle (pictured) that offers clues to averting the most dire predictions. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: New York : Grove Press, 2005
ISBN: 9780802117977
080211797X
Branch Call Number: 363.738409113 CON
Characteristics: 246 p

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