Arctic Circle - Episode Two: Battle for the Pole

Wally LongulTakashi ShibasakiYoichiro Yamamoto & Atsushi Nishida
2009 | 39 min
Climate change is hitting the Arctic harder and faster than anywhere else. This is where sensitive ecosystems are being altered by global warming the most. Shot in HD, in some of the world's most desolate and stunning locations, Arctic Circlemarries dramatic footage with hard science and computer graphics to tell the story of climate change. Episode Two introduces us to some of the people racing to pump oil and gas from beneath the Arctic seabed. For the engineers constructing ice-breaking tankers and the crew on the world's northernmost oil rig, this race is all about excitement, opportunity and new frontiers.