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by Stephen Brown PH.D.,Subhankar Banerjee,Steven Kazlowski,Hugh Rose,Michio Hoshino,Arthur Morris,David Allen Sibley,President Jimmy Carter

  • ISBN: 0898869765
  • Category: Photo and Art
  • Author: Stephen Brown PH.D.,Subhankar Banerjee,Steven Kazlowski,Hugh Rose,Michio Hoshino,Arthur Morris,David Allen Sibley,President Jimmy Carter
  • Subcategory: Photography & Video
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Mountaineers Books (June 16, 2006)
  • Pages: 176 pages
  • FB2 size: 1678 kb
  • EPUB size: 1578 kb
  • Rating: 4.4
  • Votes: 862
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by Stephen Brown P. The book makes clear the importance of the refuge to bird populations and the dire consequences of permitting oil exploration" - Booklist.

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200 color photos from award-winning nature photographers Subhankar Banerjee, Michio Hoshino, Steven .

200 color photos from award-winning nature photographers Subhankar Banerjee, Michio Hoshino, Steven Kazlowski, Arthur Morris, Hugh Rose, and Mark Wilson. Essays/text contributions by noted writers, biologists, and conservationists including David Allen Sibley, Debbie Miller, Kenn Kaufmann, and President Jimmy Carter. Life histories of individual bird species from every major group including shorebirds, songbirds, and raptors plus dramatic stories of migration and strategies for survival.

Foreword by: Jimmy Carter Photographers: Steven Kazlowski, Arthur Morris, Subhankar Banerjee, Hugh Rose, Michio Hoshino, Mark Wilson Contributors: David Allen Sibley, Debbie Miller, Mark Wilson, Stanley Senner, Robert Thompson Contributions by: Martyn Stewart Audio Recordist: Martyn Stewart. Ice Bear: The Arctic World of Polar Bears Author: Steven Kazlowski Photographer: Steven Kazlowski. Using the power of beautiful images, we publish photography books and create multimedia advocacy campaigns to draw attention to these critical ecosystems.

200 color photos from award-winning nature photographers Subhankar Banerjee, Michio Hoshino, Steven .

200 color photos from award-winning nature photographers Subhankar Banerjee, Michio Hoshino, Steven Kazlowski, Arthur Morris, Hugh Rose, and Mark Wilson.

200 color photos from award-winning nature photographers Subhankar Banerjee, Steven Kazlowski, .

200 colour photos from award-wining nature photographers, Subhankar Banerjee, Steven Kazlowski and Arthur .

200 colour photos from award-wining nature photographers, Subhankar Banerjee, Steven Kazlowski and Arthur Morris are included. Essays by noted writers, biologists and conservationists, including David Allen Sibley, Debble Miller and former US president Jimmy Carter are provided. 200 colour photos from award-wining nature photographers, Subhankar Banerjee, Steven Kazlowski and Arthur Morris are included.

Birds of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. com User, August 15, 2006. Plus, there are migration maps and essays telling you how the birds got to the Arctic.

Arctic Wings: Birds of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. It offers life histories of individual bird species from every major group, including shorebirds, songbirds and raptors plus dramatic stories of migration and strategies for survival. It also includes an audio CD of Arctic bird songs.

Since I left office, there have been repeated proposals to open the Arctic Refuge coastal plain to oil drilling.

Two hundred color images celebrating the birds that journey to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge each year are accompanied by essays by noted biologists and conservationists.
Reviews about Arctic Wings: Birds of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (7):
Jonariara
Though this books contains an enormous amount of details on the Arctic refuge, but not much of bird images! But still a very good book with lots of information and some unusual images of the cold arctic. Those who can't afford to go to the arctic, this is the book one should pocess.
Alsath
If you love: a)nature photography, b)the Arctic, and c)birds - this book is for you. It is over-sized and filled with beautiful colored photographs of birds who come to breed in the Arctic. Plus, there are migration maps and essays telling you how the birds got to the Arctic. And there is a CD with sounds of the Arctic and many of the birds pictured in the book. It is a wonderful feast for the senses.
Briciraz
My firends have really enjoyed this book and the CD that came with it. I have this as well and it is an outstanding book and audio CD. If you love birds and the arctic, then this should be on your shelf. Thanks Amazon.
Nuadador
I would highly recommend this book to anyone. Through words, photographs, maps and recorded sounds this book brings the birds of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge into your hands. Birds that spend their whole lives there and birds that visit from six continents. It is a visual and auditory delight. I advise playing the CD and looking at the photographs first. Begin reading wherever you like, each essay is a story in itself.
Oparae
This a great book with interesting stories by great authors and amazing images. The image quality is not quite up to date in comparison with more recent publications.
Zieryn
This beautifully illustrated book is written by a collection of authors who have a love affair going with the birds of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). Their writing, each on a different subject is filled with amazement, wonder and love for the area and its birdlife.

On the other side is a whole series of comments about protecting this environment and the thrust for development being urged by the oil companies and the Bush administration. Unfortunately, in the long run, I think that the environmentalists will lose. The 'God given rights' of the people to have inexpensive gasoline for their SUV's leads to power by the voting booth.

The book itself is of large format, printed on a very heavy paper with a printing quality that rivals photographs themselves. It is a beautiful book. There is also a CD included with the book that has recordings of 67 bird boices. This can be played as a single 60 minute recording, or you can select individual tracks of bird species.
Very Old Chap
Pacific, Central, Mississippi and Atlantic North American Flyways converge on the North Slope of Alaska and Yukon Territory. The area encompasses many ecosystems - river deltas and coastal wetlands, tundra, mountains, boreal forest; inshore waters, barrier islands, beaches and spits and coastal lagoons. Diverse and complex spread over 7.89 million square hectometers (19.5 million ac). The North Slope is a soundshed, viewshed, and the temporary annual residence for at least 194 birds - who visit, but not stay. Some fly almost 29,000 kilometers (18,000 mi), each year, for the round trip. The area is also home to moose, caribou, wolverines, arctic fox, bears and wolves.

US automobile companies and related industries have effectively been on welfare for most of the 20th and the 21st centuries - dependent on "cheap" oil. Perverse subsidies that function as disinvestments threaten to leave the arctic environment and US economy worse off. As pointed out by Hawken, Lovins and Lovins (1999) in Natural Capitalism and von Weizsacker, Lovins and Lovins (1997) in Factor Four: Doubling Wealth, Halving Resource Use, if you want to cut your costs by one-half or double your profit, then double your efficiency. The North Slope sustainably functions best as wilderness.

Rather than getting close to the Arctic tundra by "sitting behind an internal combustion engine pick up truck in midtown traffic," this is about minimizing human impact on the North Slope by becoming better informed about some of the wild visitors. A CD provides from a few seconds up to 14 minutes (60 minutes of continual play) of the sounds of 67 different birds of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The large 28 x 28 cm format helps bring the North Slope alive, everything but cool wind in your face and crisp smells wafting off the tundra.

After the introduction, the book is organized according to Loons and Waterfowl; Hawks, Eagles and Falcons; Shorebirds; Gulls, Terns and Jaegers; Owls; Land Birds and Winter Birds. President Jimmy Carter provides the Foreward. Multiple authors and photographers provide Cultural Reflections, Landscape of the Future, After an Arctic Season and Birders in the Scope.

Recognizing there is a direct connection between local birds throughout North America and the North Slope, this reinforces the need for efficiency and use of renewable energy, and brings you one giant step closer to an "aha" moment.
Absolutely beautifully done with brilliant colors and well-composed pictures this is a great joy to just look through for all bird lovers or fans of the Arctic Refuge area. But it does not stop there. The writers share their experiences in an excellent educational yet highly readable treatise on their particular subject. Together they introduce the fascinating world of Arctic birds to the reader in a way that is both informative and fun. So, how to you finish off such an excellent book? They added a CD in the back with various bird calls, songs, and peeps. Arctic Wings: Birds of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is highly recommended and a real joy to have around even just for the pleasure of picking it up once in a while and enjoying the pictures.

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