Modern Explorer | A Tale of Two Explorers

Modern Explorer | A Tale of Two Explorers

One hundred years ago Ernest Shackleton trekked across the glaciers of the Antarctic to discover new places. Today National Geographic Explorer Alizé Carrère treks across those same locations but with far fewer glaciers. Learn how our climate has changed over the last 100 years in this episode of Modern Explorer.


5 - 12+


Geography, Human Geography, Storytelling

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Vicki Phillips
Alize Carrere
Tom Ritchie
Director of Photographies
Justin DeShields
Devlin Gandy
Executive Producer
Vanessa Serrao, National Geographic Society
Maureen McGrath
Vice President
Kim Hulse, National Geographic Society
Curtis Tyler Belile
Omar Teitelbaum
Alex Wenchel
Tyson Brown, National Geographic Society
Lindblad Natural History Footages
Sarah Culler
Steve Ewing
Kevin Freeny
Rodrigo Moterani
James Napoli
Eric Wehrmeister
Ross Weinberg
Sarah Appleton, National Geographic Society, National Geographic Society
Gina Borgia, National Geographic Society
Jeanna Sullivan, National Geographic Society
Tiffany McNeil
Associate Producers
Alize Carrere
Ashley Holmes, National Geographic Society
Program Specialists
Clint Parks
Margot Willis, National Geographic Society
Katia Nicolova
Mary Stephens, National Geographic Society
Alex Wenchel
Last Updated

October 19, 2023

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