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Silent Snow

The Slow Poisoning Of The Arctic

by Marla Cone

Silent Snow
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  • First Published:
    Apr 2005, 256 pages
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    Apr 2006, 256 pages

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Malignant cocktails of chemicals silently poisoning populations. Current Affairs

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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