documentary // seeing is believing: ‘Chasing Ice’ is a must-see

The problem with addressing climate change, one that is key to the constant stalemates in international negotiations regarding the issue, is that in many ways we can’t actually see its most shocking impacts – global warming is an enormous problem that we are causing now, and have been causing for a long time, however its worst and most irreversible effects will not be seen for at least ten to fifteen years– and by this time it will be too late to reverse…
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The documentary Chasing Ice (7.8 on IMDB) changes that, bringing you spectacular (and horrifying) images and videos of glacier retreats across the Arctic, captured by extraordinary intrepid National Geographic photographer James Balog and his team. It’s a shocking film that will have an impact on the most adamant of climate change deniers – it’s difficult to dispute what’s being placed right before your eyes.

I’ve always believed that photography is a way to shape human perception.” – James Balog

Watch the film on Netflix, or here: 

It’s also worth checking out the project’s website: 

 `-¸•.¸¸’. Hauntingly beautiful .-‘¸.´•¸

Decaying ice and icebergs on the surface of the Jokulsarlon in southeast Iceland. The ice drains off the great icecap called the Vatnajokull.
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