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Published: 01 July 2015

360 Pages | 30 illustrations

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199367252

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The Politics of Ice

Jorge Daniel Taillant

  • A unique book that looks at the fascinating world of glaciers alongside the world's first-ever glacier protection legislation, policies, and politics
  • Shows how many glaciers are actually closer to home and more important to our daily lives than we might realize, and how communities and cultures around the world have related to glaciers for generations
  • Reveals glacier vulnerability due to climate change and anthropogenic activity, and what people around the world are doing to protect their glaciers and mitigate these threats

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