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Being Caribou

Five Months On Foot With An Arctic Herd

by Karsten Heuer

  • 234 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Mountaineers Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Travel,
  • Human-animal relationships,
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • Travel - General,
  • Special Interest - Adventure,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • Anecdotes,
  • Arctic regions,
  • Grant"s caribou,
  • Heuer, Karsten

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages237
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8879314M
    ISBN 101594850100
    ISBN 109781594850103

      In one of the earth's most amazing migrations, more than , caribou trek thousands of miles each year over high mountain ranges, through snowy passes, and across icy rivers. But they have to battle more than just the brutal elements. Hungry wolves, huge /5(2). COUPON: Rent Being Caribou Five Months on Foot with an Arctic Herd 1st edition () and save up to 80% on textbook rentals and 90% on used textbooks. Get FREE 7 .

    Download PDF Being Caribou book full free. Being Caribou available for download and read online in other formats. Buy the Paperback Book Being Caribou: Five Months On Foot With An Arctic Herd by Karsten Heuer at , Canada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Since time immemorial, the Porcupine caribou herd has ranged the Arctic in a 2,mile annual trek between its winter feeding grounds inland and its.

    Being Caribou Five Months on Foot With An Arctic Herd (Book): Heuer, Karsten: Baker & TaylorThe author describes his unique honeymoon on which he and his wife followed a herd of migrating caribou from its wintering grounds to its calving area in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and back NewsA wildlife biologist who has worked in national parks and reserves worldwide describes. ABOUT THE BOOK. Being Caribou by Karsten Heuer follows the adventures of Karsten Heuer and his wife Leanne Allison. Together, they hiked and traveled throughout the northern Yukon and Alaska, tracking and observing the endangered porcupine caribou.


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Get your Kindle here, or download a FREE Kindle Reading App. Save 40% on Audible. For a limited time, get your first 3 months for just $/month on Audible Get this by: 9. I read Being Caribou in Since I prefer giving detailed reviews only when a book is fresh in my mind, I am going to skip a lengthy review here.

I will say, however, that it was an excellent book. I also watched the movie version of the story twice. The book and movie are a nice combination, but read the book first/5. Inthey again laced up their boots and migrated for 5 months across the Yukon and Alaska with the endangered Porcupine Caribou Herd (Being Caribou).

Inthey took their two-year-old toddler and paddled, portaged, and sailed across Canada to meet writer Farley Mowat (Finding Farley). One thing the book did prompt me to do was to watch the "Being Caribou" documentary produced by the After seeing this title on a "Recommended Reading" list, I mail-ordered it, only to wind up with the children's book, rather than the adult version/5.

Being Caribou: Five Months on Foot with an Arctic Herd Karsten Heuer. out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. $ Next. Editorial Reviews About the Author. Karsten Heuer is a wildlife biologist and park warden. He has worked everywhere from the Rockies to the far north of Canada, from Poland to South Africa.

A recipient of the Wilburforce /5(3). More than a tale of grand adventure or an activist tract, however, Being Caribou is a “gripping, cinematic tale” (Los Angeles Times) with the “bite of a political tract” (Washington Post) about the power of wilderness and how it returns us to the roots of human instinct.

On the caribou’s trail Heuer and Allison learn what is possible. Being Caribou is more than a story of grand adventure and an endangered caribou herd.

It is a story about the roots of human instinct that are alive in all of us, and how wild landscapes and wild animals hold the power to release them from the avalanche of technology and advertising that typifies the modern civilized world.

Being Caribou. Voted an Outstanding Science Trade Book by the US Children’s Book Council and National Science Teachers Association (). " a visually beautiful and most compelling book A story that needed to be told has been very well told indeed." - The Globe and Mail.

Wanting to have a deeper understanding of the land and the animals that live on it, I picked up Being Caribou last month. Winner of the Banff Mountain Book Festival grand prize, it is the true account of wildlife biologist Karsten Heuer and filmmaker Leanne Allison, who set out on a five month trek, following the migration of more than 5/5(5).

Inhe again set off on skis and foot with his wife, Leanne Allison, and over the course of five months, followed the Porcupine Caribou Herd from their Yukon winter range to their endangered Alaskan calving grounds and back.

This is the subject of Being Caribou, both his book and the accompanying National Film Board of Canada documentary/5(3). Directed by Leanne Allison, Diana Wilson. With Leanne Allison, Karsten Heuer, Peter Josie, Randall Tetlichi.

Environmentalist Leanne Allison and wildlife biologist Karsten Heuer follow a herd ofcaribou on foot, across 1, kilometres of rugged Arctic tundra/10(64). To give the caribou a voice in the decades-old debate on whether or not to develop thyear-old calving grounds for oil.

Being Caribou is. Download Being Caribou in PDF and EPUB Formats for free. Being Caribou Book also available for Read Online, mobi, docx and mobile and kindle reading.

“It’s not often you close the pages of a book with a resolve to live your life differently. But such is the effect of Being Caribou.” — Canmore Leader “Karsten Heuer [is] a man with a great imagination and an even greater dream.” — Don Starkell, author of Paddle to the Amazon/5(18).

The welfare of the herd is a major consideration when discussing oil exploration in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) and while the author’s concern for the herd clearly played a part in their decision to embark on this trip (and create a documentary film) Being Caribou is a surprisingly nonpolitical book.

Mostly this is a report on. Being Caribou Five Months on Foot With A Caribou Herd (Book): Heuer, Karsten: Baker & TaylorThe author and his wife become part of a caribou herd and join it on its arduous migration, sharing the same mind-numbing cold, the endless miles of physical hardship, and all the dangers along the route to chronicle the epic battle for survival these animals an PalgraveIn one of the earth.

I looked forward to watching Being Caribou for weeks. Finally I watched it by myself. What a beautiful film; perhaps one of the most important films I have ever seen. It reminded me of the moments where I was closest to our source.

I hope to share this with my loved ones soon. Thanks you Director: Leanne Allison, Diana Wilson. An accompanying book, Being Caribou, records the five months in when the couple trekked behind the Porcupine caribou herd on a 61, kilometer round trip from Old Crow to the herd's calving grounds in the midst of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

out of 5 stars Being Caribou. Reviewed in the United States on Verified Purchase. Having read the book, I was curious to see the movie that had been made at the same time. I would recommend that interested people look at both/5(6). Being Caribou Five Months on Foot With A Caribou Herd (Book): Heuer, Karsten: Chronicles the migration of Grant's caribou from their calving grounds in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, describing it as an arduous battle for survival against.

Free Online Library: Being Caribou.(Brief Article, Book Review) by "Science News"; Science and technology, general Books Book reviews. Printer Friendly. 33, articles and books. Periodicals Literature. Keyword Title Author Topic.Being Caribou By Karsten Heuer The Gwich’in people have been linked with and dependent on caribou for millennia.

In the book, Randall even tells of a time “when people could • Some caribou may travel 5, km, the longest migration known for any terrestrial Size: 71KB. While the Being Caribou film and book are relatively fixed texts, interpretations of the Being Caribou story change with new information and new encounters.

Both Indigenous and Western thought offer models for broaching Being Caribou’ s openness as an opportunity, or a building block to be articulated to further building blocks through a Author: Shirley Roburn.