Amazing Video: Up Close and Personal with Polar Bears

CBS News’ 60 Minutes last night highlighted the work of John Downer, a British filmmaker who’s using his innovative techniques to capture breathtaking pictures of polar bears. Be sure to watch the whole thing – the final minute features some footage that borders on the surreal:


I only have one issue with the story. With Arctic sea ice setting yet another record low, how can 60 Minutes spend 10 minutes talking about polar bears and not once mention the threat posed by global warming?

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Published: March 7, 2011