New York: Random House, 2011. Octavo, paperback, photographs, maps.
Adventurer turned environmentalist Robert Swan illuminates the perils facing the planet come 2041, the year when the international treaty protecting Antarctica is up for review. In 1985, when Robert Swan walked across Antarctica, his commitment to preserving the environment was born, here Swan details his journey to awareness, and his firm belief that humans can reverse the harm done to the planet thus far, and secure its future for generations to come. Ultimately an upbeat call to action, his book provides the information people need to understand the world's crisis, and the tools they need to combat it, ultimately showing us all that saving Antarctica amounts to saving ourselves.
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