VIDEO - Meltdown: Terror at the Top of the World, Part 3

'This isn't just about polar bears. Ultimately, unabated warming will affect every ecosystem, every species that we're concerned about...including us.'

Dec 4, 2014

Matt Dyer is seen here at the site where he was attacked by a polar bear in the Torngats in the Canadian Arctic tundra, recounting with emotion, the story of what happened. Credit: screenshot from "Polar Bear Man"

More than a year ago, InsideClimate News set out to tell the story of seven American hikers who went on a wilderness adventure into Canada's Arctic and came back with a harrowing story after one of them was brutally attacked by a polar bear.

The result was "Meltdown: Terror at the Top of the World," an e-book we released last month.

As part of the project, ICN reporter Sabrina Shankman returned to the site of the attack with VICE, ICN's partner in the project, to explore how climate change is wreaking havoc on the polar bear population.

Here is Part 3 of the Vice documentary video, "Polar Bear Man." Watch Part 1. Watch Part 2.

Read a free excerpt of Meltdown here. Click here to get the full book on the ICN books app, or download as a Kindle Single.

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