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This Swiss Family Travels The World To Report On Climate Change11:06

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The Schwörer family on their boat Pachamama. (Courtesy TOPtoTOP)closemore
The Schwörer family on their boat Pachamama. (Courtesy TOPtoTOP)

Dario and Sabine Schwörer and their five children are sailing, hiking and cycling around the world to call attention to the effects of climate change.

Here & Now's Peter O’Dowd met with the family on their 50-foot aluminum sloop Pachamama (Mother Earth) on their stop in Boston.

Here's what the boat looks like:

The Pachamama sails in front of an iceberg in the Northwest Passage in September 2016. (Courtesy TOPtoTOP)
The Pachamama sails in front of an iceberg in the Northwest Passage in September 2016. (Courtesy TOPtoTOP)

This segment aired on November 25, 2016.

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Peter O’Dowd Assistant Managing Editor, Here & Now
Peter O’Dowd has a hand in most parts of NPR and WBUR's Here & Now — producing and overseeing segments, reporting stories and occasionally filling in as host. He came to Boston from KJZZ in Phoenix.

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