Paleontologist Kirk Johnson explores the dynamic history—and future—of ice at the poles.
When in Antarctica, meeting penguins is an absolute must. But it’s not always easy.
This video from NOVA Polar Extremes explores the rapid retreat of Jakobshavn Glacier in western Greenland.
This video from NOVA’s digital series Antarctic Extremes takes viewers along the underside of Erebus Glacier in Antarctica as the Icefin robotic vehicle travels to the point where the glacier meets the sea.
Join NOVA’s Caitlin Saks and Arlo Pérez at a research base in Antarctica to learn why fish living in the world’s coldest ocean—with water below 32°F—do not freeze in this video from the digital series Antarctic Extremes.
Online, interactive resources for teaching climate science and climate change to middle and high school students
What’s covered in ice, soars 12,500 feet, and sometimes features a bubbling lava lake in its crater? Mount Erebus, of course.
Learn about the creative and destructive forces at work, both in the past and at present, on Hawaii’s volcanic island chain in these videos from NOVA Kilauea: Hawaii on Fire.
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