Change at the Top of the World

This beautifully filmed and produced video describes the changes that global warming is already bringing to Northern Canada and Greenland. Local people describe changes to ecosystems, impacts on culture and life styles, and the challenges of melting permafrost. Ship captains describe changes in navigational channels and fjords. Scientists describe changes in albedo and permafrost, as well as increased pollution transported from outside the Arctic (the Grasshopper effect).

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Charles Annenberg Weingarten
Tom Pollock
Roger Jackson
Liz Marks
Video length is 24:06 min.

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This is both a beautiful and disturbing video. It uses maps effectively to show where the host and speakers are.

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The audio was somewhat quiet in places.