An engaging and beautifully illustrated guide to the birds, animals and marine life of the Arctic Ocean and its polar fringes. Tony Soper's expert knowledge is richly supplemented with full-color illustrations by award-winning wildlife artist Dan Powell. This edition includes a new section on the distinct flora and fauna of the Bering Sea, an area about to see a significant increase in visitor numbers as a result of changes in the ice cover. Many expedition operators recommend this guide. Tony Soper has presented programmes for the BBC. Dan Powell is an award-winning illustrator.