The Resource Antarctica : a guide to the wildlife, (ebook)

Antarctica : a guide to the wildlife, (ebook)

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Antarctica : a guide to the wildlife
Title
Antarctica
Title remainder
a guide to the wildlife
Title variation
Bradt Antarctica
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eng
Summary
Updated throughout, the 7th edition of Bradt's Antarctica: a Guide to Wildlife is the most practical guide to the flora and fauna available for those 'going south'. Celebrating the amazing and often unique species of this spectacular environment, the title features chapters on the region's famous whales and penguins, and also on lesser known species such as skuas and sheathbills, with full coverage of plumage and identification. Each chapter is accompanied by vibrant illustrations from Dafila Scott to help bring species to life. Tony Soper's immaculate and engaging text remains the indispensible choice for the intrepid wildlife enthusiast. Antarctica's wildlife is under threat. The Southern Ocean is warming and the most obvious effect is on the continental ice shelves. Spectacular retreats and monster carvings from the west coast of the peninsula have been seen in recent decades. Less ice means fewer krill, which depend on the ice-edge for the algae which nourish them. In turn, this will impact on seal and whale numbers. In the case of penguins, while kings and macaronis, for instance, are doing well, the magnificently adapted and truly Antarctic species, Ad<U+00da>lies and emperors, are in decline. In the case of emperors, maybe by as much as 50%. Bradt's Antarctica not only helps you to identify and understand species and habitats, it also explains the issues faced by this extraordinary continent, regarded by many as one of the most precious places on the planet
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Midwest
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Soper, Tony
Dewey number
591.9/989
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Bradt wildlife explorer
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  • Electronic books
  • Antarctica
  • Zoology
  • Wildlife watching
  • Animals
Target audience
adult
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Antarctica : a guide to the wildlife, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781784775469
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12121228
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remote
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12121228
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MWT12121228
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Antarctica : a guide to the wildlife, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781784775469
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12121228
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12121228
System control number
MWT12121228
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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