Life and Death of a 'Berg

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Episode 2 of 2

Duration: 1 hour

In the second part of this Arctic adventure series, Chris Packham, Helen Czerski and a team of explorers and scientists investigate an iceberg floating out at sea. Their aim is to discover the forces that gradually destroy an iceberg by looking at a massive tabular 'berg 50 kilometres from the Canadian coast.

During the expedition the team confronts a large number of polar bears - the largest land predator on Earth. And while working on the iceberg a large chunk of it actually breaks off beneath their feet. Despite these dangers, the team succeeds in revealing the mysteries of these stunning natural phenomena.

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Chris Packham
Helen Czerski
Andy Torbet
Chris van Tulleken
Louise Ferguson
Series Producer
Andrew Thompson


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