By Pete Dunne

ISBN-10: 0618822216

ISBN-13: 9780618822218

The Arctic does not are evoked whilst most folks take into consideration autumn. but in his carrying on with attempt to ask readers' interest via unpredictability, Pete Dunne pairs the transitional season of autumn with this fragile surroundings in flux. The ebook starts on Bylot Island in Nunavut, Canada, on the taking flight fringe of the seasonal ice sheet, then strikes to Alaska, the place the wishes of molting ducks move face to face with society's want for oil. Then directly to the Barren Lands of Canada and a look for the prestigious caribou herds that suggest lifestyles and loss of life for human and animal predators alike. A canoe journey down the loo River is stuffed with stories, laughter, and contemplation. A caribou hunt with a qualified trapper ends up in a polemic on looking. Dunne travels to an island within the Bering Sea, off the coast of Alaska, to seem for infrequent birds and think about the passionate nature of aggressive chicken listers. No journey to the Arctic will be entire and not using a journey to work out polar bears, so Dunne and his spouse stopover at Churchill, Manitoba, the polar undergo capital of the area. those majestic yet threatened creatures lead Dunne to contemplate his personal existence, our interactions with the flora and fauna, and the significance of the Arctic, North America's final nice wilderness.

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