Arctic Thaw: The People of the Whale in a Changing Climate

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Scientists no longer debate whether the global climate is changing. Earths atmosphere is warming up, and temperatures are rising twice as fast in the Arctic as the global average. How will climbing temperatures affect the ancient culture of the Inupiat people of Alaskas North Slope? Their culture revolves around the tradition of hunting bowhead whales from a platform of ice on the water. The hunt is the great cooperative endeavor that brings the community together to work, store food for lean times, tell stories, dance, and ...

Arctic Thaw: The People of the Whale in a Changing Climate 2010, Boyds Mills Press, Honesdale, Penn

ISBN-13: 9781590788424

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Arctic Thaw: The People of the Whale in a Changing Climate 2007, Boyds Mills Press

ISBN-13: 9781590784365

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