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Why Antarctica has become a major tourist destination

Clip: 04/17/2019 | 10m

Antarctica was the last of the seven continents to be discovered, and it wasn’t until the late 1950s that commercial tourism began there. But now, Antarctica has become a popular travel destination, amid growing concerns about the effect that increasing numbers of people could have on its pristine environment. William Brangham reports from Antarctica.

Aired: 04/17/19

Rating: NR

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