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5/5 David Walton on the tricky legal struggle to protect Antarctica from humans' activity.
4/5 Paleoclimatologist Jane Francis discusses her time in the Antarctic.
3/5 John Sweeny on his desperate efforts to find a new home for Antarctica's last huskies.
2/5 Writer Meredith Hooper witnesses the plight of penguins affected by climate change.
1/5 Glaciologist David Drewry on his adventurous efforts to survey Antarctica's landscape.