Antarctica: Exploring a Fragile Eden

In Antarctica: Exploring a Fragile Eden (2007, Collins), award-winning wildlife photographers Jonathan and Angela Scott have assembled more than 130 breathtaking photographs and drawings that underscore the breadth and beauty of our southernmost continent.

Click below the fold for more images from the newly released book—a pictorial requiem for what we are in terrible danger of losing forever. ::The Guardian

Chinstrap penguins on an ice floe

Crabeater seals live on pack ice all around the Antarctic circle

An ice cave

Ross ice shelf, the largest ice shelf in the world

Tags: Antarctica | Biodiversity | Conservation

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