By Dana Desonie

There isn't any position extra distant than the Arctic and Antarctic, yet their remoteness has no longer saved them remoted: toxins published in constructed lands go back and forth on air and water currents into the polar areas, the ozone gap has widened over Antarctica, and worldwide warming is inflicting its maximum harm within the world's iciest locales. in addition to an knowing of the way human actions are altering the polar areas has come an appreciation in their significance in worldwide weather, organic productiveness, and biodiversity. "Polar areas" is an important new publication that explains what percentage scientists are offering forewarning of the adjustments that might come to the complete planet if society keeps on its present trajectory. that includes full-color images and illustrations, sidebars, feedback for extra analyzing, and sites, this booklet fingers readers with the data essential to take a stand in maintaining our fragile planet.

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