Masters of the Arctic Ice

Masters of the Arctic Ice

DVD - 2007
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Shows how the loss of Arctic ice is affecting the survival skills of ringed seals, polar bears and narwhals, and how some of these animals are learning to adapt to the changes to their environment caused by global warming.
Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : National Geographic ; [Burbank, Calif.] : Distributed in the U.S.A. and Canada by Warner Home Video, c2007
ISBN: 9781426291920
Branch Call Number: DVD 363.7387409113 Mas 3558ad 1
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (52 min.) :,sd., col. ;,12 cm., in container


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May 08, 2015

This was a interesting film. The killer whales is added bonus.

Jul 26, 2011

National Geographic never fails to share fascinating insights into its subject matter. Masters of the Arctic Ice is no exception. In it, we follow first a team of scientists studying ringed seals, who show us surprising ways in which they use the ice and survive in their underwater realm. Next, we visually participate in another scientific team's search for knowledge on the narwhal whales. We get to see how they live under the water and ice, too. There is even information on polar bears, harp seals, walruses, belugas, and bowhead whales. And throughout, we learn about climate change and how global warming threatens all of these wonderful creatures. In addition to the Masters of the Arctic Ice program, the DVD contains an interesting 26-minute feature on orcas (killer whales) from 1997.

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Jul 26, 2011

jgrnlees thinks this title is suitable for All Ages


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