My daughter and I read this article in her National Geographic Kids magazine about a month ago. I am thrilled to see this passionate story being told.
He is right, we all hear so much about global warming, the ice melting, the polar bears, and all of it turns to white noise. We don’t live there so we don’t think or recognize it’s impact on all of us; it’s what I call the “Homeless Factor”: You drive by, avert your eyes thinking it will go away. I think today a lot of people are starting to notice that, with the economy and the rise of gas prices, none of us are that far off from being homeless and we have a more sympathetic connection. We need to.