Ruo Cheng Xiao

Refugees of climate change

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Emperor penguins, polar bears, sea turtles, piping plovers, and seals are fighting for their lives. Due to melting glaciers, the Arctic animals are swept away from their original habitat, to meet the animals in the Pacific Ocean. They help each other, hoping to find a better place to stay, inspired by refugees that have fled their homeland to find safety. This work is a reminder of the consequences of climate change on the environment and the lives of creatures on Earth. I used animals, but this scenario could apply to human beings as well, if no action is taken.

Ruo Cheng Xiao

Ruo Cheng Xiao, 11


Pearl Award, 2021 Ocean Awareness Contest

refugees of climate change

Ruo Cheng Xiao