Canadians Richard Weber and Brent Boddy talk about a loss of thick, old, multi-year ice, shortened dogsledding seasons and the loss of the summer sea ice in the Arctic Ocean; wildlife biologist, Geoff Carroll provides his insight into impacts to Alaska's large land mammals he studies, like caribou and musk ox; New Zealand team member Bob McKerrow, who now works for the International Red Cross in Sri Lanka, talks about communities in the Bay of Bengal being squeezed out by rising water levels; and Bob Mantell talks about the impact of the BP oil spill on communities in New Orleans, where he lives.
Paul Schurke joined Will Steger with a call to action to address climate change; and Ann Bancroft acknowledges the impact the expedition had on her career and thanks the team and all of Minnesota for the gifts afforded her and the entire team.
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To provide eye witness accounts of climate change impacts which could lead to loss of biodiversity, culture and community as well as the effect of the BP oil disaster on communities.
CONTEXT FOR USE
As a supplemental, visual teaching resource to enhance learning around climate change and biodiversity loss and to show the destruction of such disasters as the Gulf Coast oil disaster.
ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING MATERIALS
Assessment is at the discretion of the educator and how this video is applied.