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Catlin Arctic Survey Researchers Contract Urban Hypothermia

WHAT news from The Catlin Arctic Survey – “the international collaboration between polar explorers and some of the world’s foremost scientific bodies. It seeks to resolve one of the most important environmental questions of our time” – ?

The mission: “How long will the Arctic Ocean’s sea ice cover remain a permanent feature of our planet?

Take a pew.

The report:

In disadvantaged inner cities it’s known in medical circles as Urban Hypothermia. GPs adopted the term after seeing an increase, during winter, of elderly patients who have switched off their heating, fearful of the cost, and become ill as a result because of the cold.

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Posted: 8th, April 2009 | In: Reviews | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0