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Emperors of the ice.

Marshall, Greg. (Added Author). Buhleier, Birgit. (Added Author). Spillenger, Paul. (Added Author). Bauman, Mark. (Added Author). Matson, Boyd. (Added Author).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 55 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : National Geographic : 2007.

Content descriptions

Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator, Boyd Matson.
Summary, etc.:
In the frozen wilderness of Antarctica, where oceans ice over and just staying alive is an achievement, one creature has perfected the art of survival - the emperor penguin. Emperor penguins are sublimely built to conquer the cold - but in a world threatened by climate change, can they take the heat? Parts of Antarctica are warming, giving birth to huge icebergs, and the consequences could be catastrophic in a place where all life is touched by the ice. Using Crittercam, scientists hitch a virtual ride under the ice with the emperor penguin to study the impact of climate change on the penguin's world.
Target Audience Note:
Rated TVPG.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Emperor penguin > Climatic factors > Antarctica.
Nature > Effect of human beings on > Antarctica.
Ecology > Antarctica.
Climatic changes > Antarctica.
Global warming.
Antarctica > Environmental conditions.

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