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POP Goes Antarctica?

Highly toxic pollutants, created in the middle latitudes such as North America, Africa, Europe, and Asia, go airborne and make their way to the polar regions. There they settle into the ice and get released into the oceans. What happens next? How do these persistent organic pollutants (POPs) affect the food chain?

Join Susan Cowles as she journeys to Antarctica to study POPs as part of a program called Teachers Experiencing Antarctica and the Arctic. You can learn along with Susan as she travels from Chile to the Antarctic Peninsula, where she will spend a month at Palmer Station.

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