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The Warming Arctic

May 7, 2016

Climate change is impacting the Arctic faster and more severely than the rest of the planet. A team of elite of researchers at the Toolik Field Station is attempting to understand the profound transformations taking place in the Arctic. They’re studying how changes in the far reaches of Northern Alaska could accelerate the pace of global climate change.



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Michael Werner

Michael Werner is a five-time Emmy Award-winning filmmaker and journalist. His work has been featured on The PBS NewsHour, HBO Films, Showtime, PBS QUEST, CBS This Morning, MSNBC, The Associated Press, PBS SciTech Now, Nat Geo Wild, PBS EarthFix, Voice of America TV, The World Channel, Gawker Media, The U.S. Olympic Committee, and the Cannes International Film Festival. In 2014 Michael won the American Association for the Advancement of Science Journalism Award for his story Wolves and the Ecology of Fear. He has won Emmy awards for producing, photography and editing and his work has taken him from the Arctic to the Equator.

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