Losing Permafrost in Alaska

This video and accompanying essay review the impacts of rising surface air temperatures and thawing permafrost on ecosystems, geology, and native populations in Alaska.

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Spanner Films
WGBH Educational Foundation

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Video and accompanying essay and discussion questions could be used in a single class period overview of the impacts of rising Arctic temperatures.

Very general resource but could be used to demonstrate the impact on indigenous cultures.