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How the Environment Has Changed Since the First Earth Day
When the first Earth Day was held in 1970, pesticides were killing bald eagles, and soot was darkening the sky. Now, habitat loss and climate change are imperiling the planet.
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Arctic Sea Ice Is Second-Lowest on Record
But the amount of ice found throughout most of the Arctic was even lower than in recent years, except for the region around Japan.
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Life on Earth Is Under Assault—But There’s Still Hope
A major international report on biodiversity warns of serious threats to all living things, but many solutions are available.
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World's Iconic Buildings Go Dark For Earth Hour
Iconic buildings go dark to raise awareness around energy consumption and climate change.
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More Sharks Ditching Annual Migration As Ocean Warms
Blacktip sharks usually travel in the tens of thousands from North Carolina to Florida. But thanks to climate change, more are staying put.
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Deep Bore Into Antarctica Finds Freezing Ice, Not Melting As Expected
Scientists will leave sensors in the hole to better understand the long-term changes in the ice, which may have big implications for global sea level.
About the Show

As newly appointed United Nations Messenger of Peace on Climate Change, Leonardo DiCaprio embarks on the role of a lifetime. Journeying from the remote wastes of Greenland to the burning forests of Sumatra to the halls of the Vatican, DiCaprio explores climate change’s devastating impact on the planet. He uses his unprecedented access to speak with activists, scientists, and world leaders including Barack Obama, Elon Musk, and Pope Francis; Delving deep into the causes of the crisis and uncovering potential solutions to it.

Before The Flood premieres 30th October on National Geographic Channel and online here.

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