Keywords: global warming

The Human Age

The Human Age

Diane Ackerman

ISBN: 9780393240740
Year of publication: 2014

Diane Ackerman THE HUMAN AGE THE WORLD SHAPED BY US PART I WELCOME TO THE ANTHROPOCENE Apps for Apes On a blue-sky day at the Toronto zoo, flocks of children squired by teachers and parents mingle excitedly between exhibits. Some kids pull out cell phones and send texts or snap pictures with the easy camaraderie of wired life. Clustered noisily along a large domed habitat thats been designed to look like a multistoried Indonesian forest complete with tree nests and meandering stream, they watch ...

Keywords: Environmental Science Global Warming and Climate Change Natural History Science
Arctic Rising

Arctic Rising

Tobias S Buckell

ISBN: 9780765319210
Year of publication: 2012

Tobias S. Buckell ARCTIC RISING For Karl and Paolo Map 1 Centuries ago, the fifty-mile-wide mouth of the Lancaster Sound imprisoned ships in its icy bite. But today, the choppy polar waters between Baffin Island to the south of the sound, and Devon Island on the north, twinkled in the perpetual sunlight of the Arctics summer months, and tons of merchant traffic constantly sailed through the once impossible-to-pass Northwest Passage over the top of Canada. A thousand feet over the frigid, but no ...

Keywords: global warming suspense