Ice and humanity have always been close partners, says Mark Serreze, director of the US National Snow and Ice Data Center. But this relationship is changing fast as polar ice melts. Here he selects five books that fed his fascination.
The Norwegians were masters of polar exploration because they were better prepared and did not glamourize it. Author and journalist Roland Huntford picks the best books on the early history of polar exploration.
The acclaimed author discusses the Polar Regions. She says an African In Greenland is the best book ever written on Greenland – the story of a man from Togo who went there in the 1960s