The Resource Arctic Meltdown, Rising Seas

Arctic Meltdown, Rising Seas

Label
Arctic Meltdown, Rising Seas
Title
Arctic Meltdown, Rising Seas
Contributor
Distributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Marshall Islands, with an average elevation of six feet above sea level, are among the most sensitive environments to long term climate change. Rising seas may force the people of these islands to flee.. Halfway around the world, another culture in a vastly different environment is also confronting the life-altering realities of a warming world - the Arctic. Part of these ice-bound lands will soon be submerged. Today, thawing glaciers, changing wildlife populations and thinning ice over once stable lands are rapidly destabilizing traditional ways of northern native life.. This film gives the viewer a first hand look at the human implications of global warming and helps us identify with populationswho face the threat of becoming environmental refugees. We alsohear the inspiring voices of those who are working constantly to minimize the impact of global warming, examine its causes, and encourage change.
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by The Video Project in 2000
Language note
In English
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • The Video Project (Firm)
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
31
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Anthropology
  • Environmental sciences
Technique
live action
Label
Arctic Meltdown, Rising Seas
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • In Process Record
  • Title from title frames
  • Film
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
carrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (32 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1172864
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)956907173
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1172864
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Arctic Meltdown, Rising Seas
Link
Publication
Note
  • In Process Record
  • Title from title frames
  • Film
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
carrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (32 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1172864
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)956907173
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1172864
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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