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Surviving the coldest place on Earth - Nadia Frontier


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The vast, white surface of Antarctica stretches for over 3 million square kilometers. On the coast of this expanse, just a few meters beneath the ice, lies a remarkably diverse realm that is home to over 8,000 species of sea denizens who rely on an arsenal of otherworldly traits to survive. So how do these species not only live, but thrive, in such harsh conditions? Nadia Frontier investigates.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Nadia Frontier
  • Director Sharon Colman
  • Narrator Pen-Pen Chen
  • Music Miguel d'Oliveira
  • Sound Designer Bea Oliveira
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Producer Anna Bechtol, Sazia Afrin
  • Editorial Director Alex Rosenthal
  • Editorial Producer Dan Kwartler
  • Script Editor Emma Bryce
  • Fact-Checker Charles Wallace

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