Science Apr 24

EPISODE 2: I’m a penguin counter for God’s sake!

Ron Naveen has been counting penguins on a remote, inhospitable stretch of Antarctica for nearly four decades. He's one of the few people who still counts these adorable, flightless, slightly awkward birds by hand. Penguins have survived a host of…

Science Apr 24

EPISODE 3: Bars, babies and a big breakthrough

Over thousands of years, humans built civilizations on every other continent on Earth. But it wasn't until the 1800s that we arrived on Antarctica. Today, it's still a place with no indigenous population, no official government and not a single…

Science Apr 24

EPISODE 4: What the ice is telling us

Antarctica is covered almost entirely by thick sheets of ice, but that ice is now slipping away at an accelerating rate. Many researchers say that as the Earth continues to warm, more and more of the continent's ice will end…

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