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We Know West Antarctica Is Melting. Is the East In Danger, Too?
For years, scientists thought that icy, remote East Antarctic glaciers were stable. But that may no longer be the case.
Biodiversity Is In Free Fall. Here’s How We Can Fix It. loading...
Biodiversity Is In Free Fall. Here’s How We Can Fix It.
The tropics are Earth's life support system. Start there.
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Starving-Polar-Bear Photographer Recalls What Went Wrong
One year later, Cristina Mittermeier explains what she and her team were trying to accomplish with that gut-wrenching image.
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Climate Change Makes Spiders Bigger—And That’s a Good Thing
High temperatures make arctic wolf spiders ditch their favorite food, indirectly helping the environment.
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Climate Change Breaks Landscapes. She Remakes Them
Landscape architect Kate Orff, winner of a MacArthur “genius” award, designs places that can withstand extreme weather and rising seas.
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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.
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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