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A Closer Look (Northern Exposure) #804142

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 27, 2005
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) A closer look at a staggering headline about the planet getting warmer introduced; aerial satellite photos shown of the shrinking ice cap around the North Pole.

(Point Barrow, Alaska: Bill Blakemore) The frozen surface of the Arctic Ocean examined; scenes shown of the ocean from northern Point Barrow, Alaska; details given about how people & animals are forced to relocate due to the temperature changes. [Whale hunter Eugene BROWER†- shows his thawing whale meat.] [Anthropologist Ann JENSEN†- shows the melting ice.] [Native Fred KANAYURAK†- talks about the dangers of the thin ice.]

(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Statement from President Bush {on July 6, 2005} about greenhouse gases quoted.

Vargas, Elizabeth;
Blakemore, Bill

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