an member station

Imagine taking a ship over dangerous seas, then arriving at one of the most desolate places on the planet. When you arrive, all you see is nature's beauty. Explorers shared their stories.

GUESTS

Dr. Peg Rees, Vice Provost for Educational Outreach at UNLV

Sharon Schafer, wildlife photographer and former field biologist

Jacqueline Jaeger, Learning Strategist for Science, Rose Warren Elementary

Photos by Sharon K. Schafer, Wildlife Art

"Everywhere you look there's somethng beautiful, and something new, and something you’re not expecting. I like the surprise of the place and I love the intensity of the beauty of the place." - Sharon Schafer  

"The plane lands on the sea ice. You step off and you're in a new world." - Rose Rees  

 

“It’s bright – there’s colors in the ice, and reflected off the ice and snow, that are like none other.” - Rees

Support comes from

“We were in the midst of penguins all the time. Thousands and thousands of penguins.” – Rees

"They were so close that one of the gentleman said to me 'I will never forget the smell of whale breath.'” - Rees

More Stories

KNPR
Desert Bloom
KNPR
Desert Bloom
Sep 15, 2014

Desert Heat

KNPR
Desert Bloom
Jun 10, 2014

Palm Care

Now Playing
/
My Queue
Press Play to start audio

My Queue

Nothing Playing

Add some items to your playlist to play them.