WGBH/Boston, Teacher Domain adapted from the International Institute for Sustainable Development
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- Would serve as a good introduction to the impacts of climate change on the inhabitants of the Arctic.
About the Science
- Engineering and environmental hazards of thawing permafrost are reviewed from the perspective of both scientists and native people.
- Title uses the term "melting" but a more accurate term to describe degradation of permafrost due to rising temperatures is "thawing."
- Comments from expert scientist: Although the supporting essay to the video is factually correct, there are no references or citations provided to back up the scientific content.