Celebrate Earth Day All Month Long With PBS Wisconsin’s On-Air Programs
March 30, 2021 Leave a Comment
In the lead-up to Earth Day on April 22, PBS Wisconsin honors the historic and present-day efforts to preserve and protect the environment with these programs airing this month.
10 p.m. Thursday, April 1
With a million species at risk of extinction, Sir David Attenborough explores how this crisis of biodiversity has consequences for us all.
11 p.m. Thursday, April 1
Scientists explore the impact of climate change and what could happen if global warming exceeds 1.5 degrees. Discover how the latest innovations and technology are posing potential solutions and what individuals can do to prevent further damage.
10:30 p.m. Friday, April 2
In preparation for the world’s largest convening of high school scientists, teenage innovators from around the globe create cutting-edge solutions to confront environmental threats while navigating the doubts and insecurities of adolescence.
11 p.m. Tuesday, April 13
This hour-long documentary takes a look at the decades-long effort to create the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore amid the presence of heavy industry along Lake Michigan.
To the Ends of the Earth: The Natural World – Pushing Boundaries
11 p.m. Thursday, April 15
Explore expanded horizons, from the driest deserts in Africa all the way to the mountainous Himalayas. This hour-long documentary features photography and original musical compositions by Todd Gustafson that bring striking natural landscapes and the wonders of the wilderness into the comfort of the living room.
Begins 7 p.m. Thursday, April 22
This new, three-part series follows environmental activist Greta Thunberg as she travels across the world highlighting locations where the impact of climate change is being accelerated, including Europe’s coal mines and the frontline of Canada’s oil industry.
10 p.m. Thursday, April 22
Follow the 18-day, 2,000-mile Northwest Passage Project expedition through the Canadian Arctic Archipelago aboard the Swedish research icebreaker Oden. During the expedition, the Northwest Passage Project team studies water chemistry, microbiology, birds, mammals and physical oceanography.