PBS NewsHour

The Last Continent

About 200 years ago, Antarctica was barely an idea. Today it's a world of scientific possibility. How did we get here -- and what will happen as climate change continues to threaten this pristine land and the creatures that call it home? From the PBS NewsHour, an original four-part series on Antarctica -- the continent, its creatures, the scientists and the threats that lie ahead. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

About 200 years ago, Antarctica was barely an idea. Today it's a world of scientific possibility. How did we get here -- and what will happen as climate change continues to threaten this pristine land and the creatures that call it home? From the PBS NewsHour, an original four-part series on Antarctica -- the continent, its creatures, the scientists and the threats that lie ahead. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Episodes: 6

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Introducing America, Interrupted

Duration: 25 min

EPISODE 1: Nobody warned us it would be like this

Duration: 15 min

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

Duration: 18 min

EPISODE 3: Bars, babies and a big breakthrough

Duration: 19 min

EPISODE 4: What the ice is telling us

Duration: 18 min

Preview: The Last Continent

Duration: 2 min

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