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Air Date: Fri, May 29, 2020 9:30 PM
See how climate change and a booming tourism trade threaten the fragile economy of Rapa Nui, also known as Easter Island, and meet the local artists, ecologists and developers balancing their strong cultural heritage with modern-day challenges.
Air Date: Mon, May 25, 2020 10:00 PM
The remote Pacific Island nation of Kiribati is one of the first countries in the world that must confront the effects of climate change. The imminent annihilation from sea-level rise is at their shores, and Kiribati’s President Anote Tong must find a way to save his people.
Air Date: Wed, May 6, 2020 9:00 PM
Earth’s changing water cycle — and a globalized movement towards water for profit — is forcing changes in humans’ reliance on water.
Air Date: Thu, Apr 23, 2020 10:30 PM
Examine the life and work of the poet laureate, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and environmental activist who has dedicated himself to preserving and regenerating native plants at his home on Maui.
Air Date: Wed, Apr 22, 2020 9:00 PM
‘Pulse’ opens on the rock and ice of Greenland, where geologist Stephen Mojzsis shares a new theory on how water first arrived on Planet Earth.
Air Date: Tue, Apr 21, 2020 8:00 PM
Explore the life of 1970 Nobel Peace Prize winner Norman Borlaug, who tried to solve world hunger. He rescued India from a severe famine and led the “Green Revolution,” estimated to have saved one billion lives. But his work later faced criticism.
Air Date: Mon, Apr 20, 2020 9:00 PM
Listen as ordinary New Yorkers attempt to answer the question “What were you doing while the planet burned?” During one sweltering month in 2017, they discuss the biggest issues they face, from climate change to skyrocketing rents to mass shootings.
Air Date: Tue, Mar 31, 2020 10:00 PM
Did the plastic industry use recycling to sell more plastic? With the industry expanding like never before and the crisis of ocean pollution growing, FRONTLINE and NPR investigate the fight over the future of plastics      
Air Date: Wed, Feb 26, 2020 8:00 PM
Discover the white wolf, one of the most hardened predators on the planet, in Ellesmere Island’s unforgiving ice and snow. In a fight for survival, these roaming hunters must travel far from the den to feed their cubs, putting them at risk.
Air Date: Wed, Feb 5, 2020 8:00 PM
Following a trail of fossils found in all the wrong places — beech trees in Antarctica, redwoods and hippo-like mammals in the Arctic — uncover the bizarre history of the poles, from miles-thick ice sheets to warm polar forests teeming with life.
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