The Resource Silent snow : the slow poisoning of the Arctic, Marla Cone

Silent snow : the slow poisoning of the Arctic, Marla Cone

Label
Silent snow : the slow poisoning of the Arctic
Title
Silent snow
Title remainder
the slow poisoning of the Arctic
Statement of responsibility
Marla Cone
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
363.738/4/09113
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TD190.5
LC item number
.C66 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Silent snow : the slow poisoning of the Arctic, Marla Cone
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-234) and index
Contents
A moral compass in a vast, lonely land -- I: The arctic paradox -- Blowing in the wind: a contaminant's long journey north -- Unexpected poisons: serendipity at the top of the world -- The world's unfortunate laboratory -- Plight of the ice bear: top of the world, top of the food web -- Ties that bind in Greenland -- A fish can't feed a village: Alaska's communal hunts -- II: Scientists seeking order out of chaos -- Fear is toxic, too: communicating risk to Canada's inuit -- Into the brains of babes: searching for clues in Faroese children -- Beyond silent spring: a global assault on sex hormones and immune systems -- The Arctic in flux: global conspirators and the whims of climate -- Islands of sudden change: the evolution of the Aleutians -- III: Solutions and predictions -- The diagnosis: scientists write a prescription -- POPs and politics: taking the first step toward a solution -- The chain of evil continues unbroken: the Arctic's new toxic legacies -- Survival of the fittest: walking in the inuits footsteps
Control code
57201334
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 246 p.
Isbn
9780802117977
Lccn
2004060707
Other physical details
ill.

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