From the book jacket: Traditionally
thought of as the last great unspoiled
territory on Earth, the Arctic is in reality
home to some of the most contaminated people
and animals on the planet. Tons of dangerous
chemicals and pesticides from the United
States, Europe, and Asia are being carried
to the Arctic by northbound winds and waves
and amplified in the ocean's food web.
Silent Snow is not only a scientific journey, but a personal one. Whether hunting giant bowhead whales with native ...
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