James McClintock: "Lost Antarctica"

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Steve Roberts
James McClintock: "Lost Antarctica"

Giant predatory worms, 50-foot algae, sea spiders and leopard seals are some of the creatures living between the ice and snow of Antarctica. A leading expert on Antarctica explains what's in this fragile ecosystem and why it's under attack.

Giant predatory worms, 50-foot algae, sea spiders and leopard seals are some of the creatures living between the ice and snow of Antarctica. A leading expert on Antarctica explains what's in this fragile ecosystem and why it's under attack.

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James McClintock

marine biologist and professor of polar and marine biology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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From Lost Antarctica by James McClintock. Copyright © 2012 by the author and reprinted by permission of Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Ltd.

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