Program 673: Visiting Antarctica; Journeys of Trees; Italy's Northern Lakes

Release Date: 04-23-2022


Travel writer Julian Sancton tells us how a trip to Antarctica helped him see that continent through the eyes of the early polar explorers. Then science reporter Zach St. George explains how some North American tree species are migrating to survive a warming climate. And two Italy-based tour guides take us to the resort lakes of northern Italy, where outdoor sports and celebrities compete with the scenery for visitors' attention.


  • Julian Sancton, author of "Madhouse at the End of the Earth" (Random House)
  • Journalist Zach St. George, author of "The Journeys of Trees" (W. W. Norton)
  • Tour guide Patricia Fannon, based at Lake Garda, Italy
  • Tour guide Donald White, based at Varenna (Lake Como), Italy 

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