Descargar The Secret Lives Of Glaciers por M Jackson Epub y PDF
Título: The Secret Lives Of Glaciers
Autores: M Jackson
Publicado: 15 de enero de 2019
Tamaño: 13 MB
Nº de páginas: 292
Formato : PDF, EPUB
Geographer, adventurer, environmental educator, 2018 TED Fellow and National Geographic Society Emerging Explorer Dr. M Jackson studies and writes about glaciers and climate change worldwide. Seeking to understand the wild diversity and complexity that exists between people and ice, Jackson lived for a year on the south-eastern coast of Iceland, chronicling inThe Secret Lives of Glaciersthecultural and societal impacts of glacier change on local communities. Jackson interviewed hundreds of Icelanders living in close proximity to ice, seeking to understand just what was at stake as the island's ice disappeared. Painstakingly detailed, Jackson recounts stories of glaciers told by people throughout the region, stories exploring the often conflicting and controversial plasticity of glaciers, the power glaciers enact in society, the possible sentience of glaciers, and the range of intertwined positive and negative consequences glacier change produces throughout Iceland.The Secret Lives of Glaciersreaches beyond Iceland and touches on changing glaciers everywhere, revealing oft-overlooked interactions between people and ice throughout human history. The Secret Lives of Glaciersdelivers a critical message:understanding glaciers and people together teaches us about how human society worldwide experiences being in the world today amidst increasing climatic changes and anthropogenic transformation of all of Earth's systems.Instead of creating another catalogue of all the ice the world is losing,The Secret Lives of Glaciersexplores what we may yet find with glaciers: hope for humanity, and the possibility of saving this world's glaciers.
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