Activity 2C: Reflect

Common Misconceptions

What does it all mean for the future of sea ice?

Up to date sea ice information: Each year the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) provides an excellent video report card on the status of Arctic sea ice and Arctic warming.

This next video shows the impact that increasing CO2 levels will have on Arctic sea ice up to the year 2049. 

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You will learn in the next section about polar bears in a warming Arctic. Decades of scientific research on wild polar bears, using cutting edge technology and a collaborative research approach, conducted by teams of experts who have dedicated their careers to polar bear and sea-ice conservation, continues to give us valuable insight into a charismatic species in a vulnerable ecosystem.

Additional Reading

Polar Bears and the Climate-Change Denial Machine

Polar bear jumping sea ice floes


Continue on to Activity 2D – Apply.