The early exploration and exploitation of the Antarctic, and a look at some of the problems that arose during the production of this series.
With midwinter in the Antarctic comes darkness and the worst weather on the planet, yet life abounds under the ice.
With the ice and snow of autumn, animals of the Antarctic rush to finish breeding before leaving their summer home.
During the brief Antarctic summer, animals are in a frantic race to reproduce.
As the ice retreats from the Antarctic, the animals hurry to begin the reproductive cycle. Host: David Attenborough.
How ice governs the wildlife that thrives in the Antarctic.