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Arctic sea ice melts

Arctic sea ice melts
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Key Info
  • Arctic sea ice melts
  • Duration: 02:00
  • Arctic sea ice retreats further each spring, leaving polar bears with reduced hunting opportunities. Aerial photography shows this process speeded up and there is a brief description of how climate change will affect this in the future. This clip was first created on the Planet Earth website: bbc.co.uk/nature/animals/planetearth/. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    Science

       Topic:

    Chem: Earth and Environment

  • Keywords: climate change, greenhouse effect, global warming, polar bear, ice, glacier, carbon dioxide
Ideas for use in class
  • To illustrate one of the consequences of climate change.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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