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Listed under:  Science  >  Earth and space  >  Earth structure  >  Earth's crust  >  Oceans  >  Sea ice
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Greenhouse effect tips toward climate catastrophe

Follow the carbon atom, the central character in this story about oil, as it is released as carbon dioxide into the atmosphere and contributes to the greenhouse effect. See how other events like melting glaciers amplify that effect and contribute to an increasingly overheated climate. Learn about what might tip us over ...


Siege of the South, 1931: In the seaplane

This black-and-white clip shows an aerial reconnaissance flight and a near-fatal accident involving the seaplane taken during the second British, Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE 1929-31). Cameraman Frank Hurley films icebergs and pack ice from the air. He then films an accident from the ...

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First sign of climate change

This is a video resource describing the rapid loss of summer sea ice in the Arctic, which has warmed at twice the global rate over the last 50 years. The video features footage of the Arctic and some of the wildlife dependent on that environment, and makes effective use of time-lapse animation to show the dramatic reduction ...