Global Warming in the Arctic – The Melting of Svalbard
In Global Warming in the Arctic– The Melting of Svalbard, a camera man has found a berth on a Russian expedition ship and has persuaded the crew to drop him off at several places around the islands. Completely alone on these harsh coasts he experiences first hand the consequences of global warming on the Arctic environment.
The viewer comes very close to the polar bears that are starving as they have no hunting grounds due to the fast melting ice. The film also shows the walrus, the polar foxes and the many birds, all of whom are feeling the climatic changes.
The complex issue of the effects of global warming becomes very easy to comprehend when you are standing face to face with the largest predator on earth – a starving polar bear!