Polar Bears: The Arctic's Fearless Great Wanderers [NOOK Book]

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Considered wise and powerful by the Inuit and other Native cultures, and celebrated in legend and literature, polar bears have become a charismatic symbol of animals threatened by climate change in the Arctic ecosystem. Yet for centuries, polar bears were demonized and slaughtered by adventurers who sailed the icy seas seeking wealth and glory. These fascinating stories from northern lands, including Canada, Alaska, Greenland and the Norwegian islands of Spitsbergen, draw from the annals of Arctic exploration and...

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Polar Bears: The Arctic's Fearless Great Wanderers

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Overview

Considered wise and powerful by the Inuit and other Native cultures, and celebrated in legend and literature, polar bears have become a charismatic symbol of animals threatened by climate change in the Arctic ecosystem. Yet for centuries, polar bears were demonized and slaughtered by adventurers who sailed the icy seas seeking wealth and glory. These fascinating stories from northern lands, including Canada, Alaska, Greenland and the Norwegian islands of Spitsbergen, draw from the annals of Arctic exploration and more recent polar bear research to capture the ingenuity, power and majesty of the world's largest land carnivore.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781926936253
  • Publisher: Heritage House
  • Publication date: 2/1/2011
  • Series: Amazing Stories Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 128
  • File size: 769 KB

Meet the Author

Anthony Dalton is a writer, adventurer and photographer. His expeditions have taken him across the Sahara, through the deserts of the Middle East, through the jungles of Bangladesh and into the Arctic. His adventure and boating-related articles have been published in magazines and newspapers in 20 countries and in nine languages. Anthony is past president of the Canadian Authors Association and is dedicated to the craft of writing. He divides his time between homes in Tsawwassen, BC, and the nearby Gulf Islands.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 29, 2014

    Incorrect

    I all ready noticed an incorrect fact about polar bears, that they rarely attack humans, well it happens often enough in the arctic that people are terrified of them! I would also guess that they will say that polar bears are endangered, which they are not!! More polar bear hunting tags were sold last year than ever before! If these are the only incorrect things about this book than it should be a good read, if not then well it will suck!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 9, 2012

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    I love this book

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