Arctic Voices: Resistance at the Tipping Point

Arctic Voices: Resistance at the Tipping Point

Subhankar Banerjee


"One of the great strengths of Arctic Voices is that it exhibits how Alaska and the Arctic are tied to the locations the place so much people live. In this impassioned e-book, Banerjee shows a state of affairs so critical that it has created a flow, the place 'voices of resistance are amassing, have become louder and louder.' may well his heartfelt efforts magnify them. The weather changes that are coming have hit quickly and hard in the Arctic, and their consequences may be starkest there."–Ian Frazier, The ny evaluation of Books

A pristine surroundings of ecological richness and biodiversity. domestic to generations of indigenous humans for hundreds of thousands of years. the site of titanic amounts of oil, average gasoline and coal. principally uninhabited and lengthy on the margins of worldwide affairs, within the final decade Arctic Alaska has speedy turn into the main contested land in fresh US history. 

World-renowned photographer, author, and activist Subhankar Banerjee brings jointly first-person narratives from greater than thirty well-known activists, writers, and researchers who handle problems with weather swap, source warfare, and human rights with gorgeous urgency and groundbreaking learn. From Gwich'in activist Sarah James's impassioned charm, "We Are those who've every thing to Lose," throughout the UN weather convention in Copenhagen in 2009 to an unique piece via acclaimed historian Dan O'Neill approximately his fresh journeys to the Yukon residences fish camps, Arctic Voices is a window right into a impressive region.

Other members comprise Seth Kantner, Velma Wallis, Nick Jans, Debbie Miller, Andri Snaer Magnason, George Schaller, George Archibald, Cindy Shogan, and Peter Matthiessen.

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