Melting Away: A Ten-Year Journey through Our Endangered by Camille Seaman

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By Camille Seaman

For ten years Camille Seaman has documented the swiftly altering landscapes of Earth's polar areas. As an excursion photographer aboard small ships within the Arctic and Antarctic, she has chronicled the accelerating results of world warming at the jagged face of approximately fifty thousand icebergs. Seaman's specified point of view of the panorama is entwined together with her local American upbringing: she sees no icebergs as alike; each one responds to its atmosphere uniquely, virtually as though they have been residing beings. via Seaman's lens, each one towering chew of ice—breathtakingly attractive in layers of smoky grey and turquoise blue—takes on a special character, giving her paintings the texture of majestic portraiture. Melting Away collects seventy-five of Seaman's such a lot attractive pictures, lifeaffirming pictures that exhibit not just what we have now already misplaced, yet extra importantly what we nonetheless have that's worthy battling to save lots of.

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So fossils are not objects only useful for taxonomy and systematics, but their ecological traits can be deciphered to reveal macro-evolutionary processes and landscape ecology. Today, flowering plants or angiosperms include the greatest terrestrial plant diversity consisting of over 250,000 species. They constitute the most abundant and diverse plant group, and notably provide food and medicine to present-day animals and human beings. The sudden appearance of angiosperms in the fossil record, their mostly cryptic evolution during the Early Cretaceous (-145 to -100Ma), and their subsequent rise to dominance in all terrestrial habitats during the Late Cretaceous (-100 to -65Ma) remain one of the most puzzling mysteries in evolutionary biology.

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