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2009

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Thomas, Donald C., 2009, CARIBOU AND THE NORTH: A SHARED FUTURE: Arctic, v. 62, no. 2, p. 247-248.

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Each of the four major sections of the book is introduced by a Robert Bateman sketch. These are entitled "The Importance of Caribou," "Pressures on Caribou: Past, Present and Future," "Key Steps for Conserving Caribou," and "Expert Profiles of Different Kinds of Caribou." In Section 1, the case is made that caribou are not only essential to the well-being and social health of aboriginal peoples, as articulated in many quotations, but also barometers of ecosystem health. Many species of predators and scavengers are dependent on caribou for sustenance. The caribou most at risk are those at the northern and southern extremes of their range in North America. Climate change on the Canadian Arctic Islands and industrial activity in the south [...]

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