Antarctic Extremes

What is it Like to Live in Antarctica?

People have been visiting Antarctica for over a century. Today, living in Antarctica is a bit different. Eclectic bands of scientists and support personnel are drawn to the continent and, every year, a crew makes their home on “the ice.” Will hosts Caitlin Saks and Arlo Pérez be able to discover what it is about this icy, seemingly inhospitable place that makes it so alluring?

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