PBS NewsHour

Can Antarctica remain a refuge for science and peace?

Clip: 04/24/2019 | 9m 37s | Video has closed captioning.

Antarctica is virtually uninhabited by people. There are no roads, no cities, no government. But thanks to a remarkable Cold War diplomatic breakthrough, the last continent ever discovered remains a place devoted almost exclusively to science. William Brangham reports on how humans first found Antarctica, and how it proves that occasionally, even rivals can become partners.

Aired: 04/24/19

Rating: NR

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