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Arctic
Author: Bruce Parry

ISBN: 9781844861309
Format: Hardcover
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 1 June 2016
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 20.3 x 3.7
Description:
An epic story of opportunity and challenge in the world's last great wilderness, Arctic Circle with Bruce Parry perfectly compliments the BBC2 series, whilst holding its own as an important standalone piece of work.

Explorer Bruce Parry takes an epic Arctic journey, following the six-month Polar summer through Greenland, Canada, Alaska, Russia and Scandinavia to document a vital part of our world at a point of extraordinary change.

In this companion to a landmark series, Bruce tells the stories of traditional Arctic inhabitants along with the oilworkers, miners and scientists who have been attracted to this dramatic yet hostile landscape in search of the wealth of natural resources and ecological data it can provide. He highlights the friction between old and new ways as traditional lifestyles are threatened by many factors:climate change, new legislation and the intrusion of big business.

Within engaging, intimate text and specially commissioned photography along with stills from the series, this book provides a human focus in an environmental context. Immersing himself in the cultures of peoples lik...

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