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March 29th, 2011
09:34 AM ET

Scientists gather at Arctic ice base to study climate change

Just 675 nautical miles from the North Pole, the Catlin Ice Base is considered ground zero for climate change. Each spring, the ice base attracts scientists trying to figure out what impact the melting ice cap is having on the surrounding environment.

Philippe Cousteau, CNN Special Correspondent and Environmentalist, is at the Catlin Ice Base in the Arctic and tells Ali Velshi about his experience there.

Filed under: Environment • Science
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