How Antarctica’s tourist boom could affect Earth’s ‘last great wilderness’

PBS NewsHour

Published on Apr 17, 2019

Antarctica was the last of the seven continents to be discovered, and it wasn’t until the late 1950s that commercial tourism began there. But now, Antarctica has become a popular travel destination, amid growing concerns about the effect that increasing numbers of people could have on its pristine environment. William Brangham reports from Antarctica.

Civil War and Reconstruction: A Conversation with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.


National Constitution CenterScheduled for May 7, 2019

Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. joins National Constitution Center President and CEO Jeffrey Rosen to explore the transformative years of the Reconstruction era, as depicted in the Center’s new permanent exhibit, Civil War and Reconstruction: The Battle for Freedom and Equality, and Gates’ documentary for PBS, Reconstruction: After the Civil War, and book, Stony the Road: Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow.

The Mueller Report – A PBS NewsHour/FRONTLINE Special

PBS NewsHour

Published on Mar 25, 2019

The nearly two-year investigation of special counsel Robert Mueller into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election has concluded, with Mueller’s final report delivered to Attorney General William Barr for review. Now, a groundbreaking collaboration between PBS NewsHour and FRONTLINE illuminates the complex details behind the Mueller investigation and analyzes what’s yet to come. Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG

Can we hack climate change to save us all? | Foreign Correspondent

ABC News (Australia)

Published on Feb 26, 2019

They sound like science fiction, but radical remedies to slow global warming are on the way. Eric Campbell goes in search of crazy brave ideas to save the world.

Major Sea Level Rise in Near Future | Jason Briner | TEDxBuffalo

A farewell to ice | Peter Wadhams | TEDxUHasselt

Extreme Weather Wake-up Call – Peter Wadhams