Antarctica (Key Environment Series) by W. Nigel Bonner,N. Bonner,David Walton

By W. Nigel Bonner,N. Bonner,David Walton

Antarctica, an unlimited land distant from the opposite continents and nonetheless the least identified of all of them, presents a special foreign laboratory for technological know-how. regardless of the prices, progressively more international locations are helping uncomplicated clinical examine at the continent and in its surrounding seas. Our wisdom of existence during this severe surroundings, even if restricted, means that it's a key setting for lots of components of technological know-how. strength financial advancements for foodstuff and minerals in addition to expanding political problems may perhaps jeopardise the current clinical accord sooner or later. now's the time to take inventory: what can we learn about Antarctic ecology? What are the threats and the way can they be met? during this quantity Antarctic scientists from six nations write in regards to the Antarctic ecosystem.

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