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Competition: win a copy of The Fate of Greenland from MIT Press

The Ecologist has teamed up with MIT Press to bring two lucky readers a chance to win a copy of THE FATE OF GREENLAND: Lessons from Abrupt Climate Change, worth £22.95


All you have to do is:

1. Complete the form to the right
2. Answer the question correctly
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THE FATE OF GREENLAND: Lessons from Abrupt Climate Change
by Philip Conkling, Richard Alley, Wallace Broecker, George Denton photographs by Gary Comer

In the 1990s the late Gary Comer, founder of the clothing firm Lands’ End, decided to set up a series of scientific expeditions to Greenland, bringing together leading experts from several earth sciences on his vessel Turmoil. Among them were a leading activist from Maine, Philip Conkling; the glaciologist Richard Alley, who first realised that climate change had often been abrupt rather than gradual; the oceanographer Wallace Broecker, who first used the phrase ‘global warming’ in 1975 and discovered the North Atlantic conveyor; and the geologist George Denton, who has been researching glacier warming and cooling all over the world.

Illustrated with Comer’s stunning photographs, The Fate of Greenland presents the expeditions’ main findings with all the excitement of scientific discovery. It also follows the authors’ exploration of both the historical warnings contained in the ice and the changes taking place right now. In the history and the fate of Greenland lie vital clues to the future of the world.


new from the MIT Press
ISBN: 978-0-262-01564-6
£22.95 hardback

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* Full terms and conditions

This competition is only open to residents of the UK.

There two copies of THE FATE OF GREENLAND: Lessons from Abrupt Climate Change to be won by an Ecologist Reader, they will be drawn from the entrants, at random, 12pm GMT May 16th, 2011.

Winner will be notified by email on the 16th of May. In order to claim the prize we must have a response to our confirmation email by Noon on 6th June 2011, or another winner will be drawn.

No cash alternative - Prize is non-refundable, non exchangeable.



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