Weaving together the discovery stories of explorers such as Cook, Shackleton, Scott, and Amundsen, with the ecological stories of whaling and sealing, fishing and climate change, man's impact on this magnificent continent is revealed. For such an austere, frozen, and inhospitable environment, Antarctica is in fact a surprisingly fragile Eden.
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Jonathan and Angela Scott are coauthors of the Big Cat Diary trilogy and Mara-Serengeti. They are both previous BBC Wildlife Photographers of the Year, and their photographs appeared in the Big Cat Diary series of books.Review:
'Combining accessible text with gorgeous photos and a few line drawings, Antarctica is the work of two writers who clearly have a love for and fascination with the continent.' Real Travel magazine '!seductive photographs with text that argues convincingly the importance of the earth's scarce, unspoiled places.' The Scotsman 'An impressive book that will appeal to anyone with an interest in the southern polar region.' The Sunday Business Post Jonathan and Angela Scott are 'two shining stars in the wildlife galaxy' Amateur Photographer magazine
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Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110007183453
Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0007183453