- Trillions of tons of ice are melting
- The melt has caused a sea level rise estimated at 17.8 mm
- The melt contributes to coastal flooding, shifting ocean currents and extreme weather events
- A further 6.7 inches (17 cm) rise is predicted by the end of the century to impact on millions of people.
Life-based learning gives children the foundation concepts, knowledge, attitudes and values to contribute positively in their adult lives to finding life-sustainable solutions. Life-based learning prioritises learning about and looking after the physical world.