Antarctic Extremes

Where Does the Poop in Antarctica Go?

03/25/2020 | 13m 14s  | Video has closed captioning.

Antarctica is home to a handful of research stations. These stations are occupied by scientists and other staffers, all of whom generate a whole lot of waste. Under the Antarctic Treaty System, an international agreement to protect the continent, waste of any kind—garbage, human poop, you name it—can’t be left on the continent. So what happens to it?

Aired: 03/25/20

Rating: NR


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