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Special Report: Mission Antarctica
As part of its series of exclusive multimedia special reports, AFP is broadcasting a special report on Antarctica to mark the 2019 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Madrid, as well as the 60 year anniversary of the Antarctic Treaty signed on December 1st 1959 in Washington.
For this assignment in Antarctica, which lasted several weeks, AFP sent a team dedicated to text (Pierre-Henry Deshayes, correspondent in Oslo), video (Viken Kantarci, video stringer based in Paris) and photo (Johan Ordonez, photographer based in Guatemala City) to the North Pole.
Antarctica is the last frontier before disaster: its existence is crucial to the stability of our oceans and the climate.