I asked Hugh Ducklow, the director of the Ecosystem Center at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, whether he ever dreams about Antarctica.
He replied, “I certainly daydream about it. You know, I’ve never gotten tired of going. When I start taking it for granted, it’ll be time to hang that up. I still get excited. I’m already thinking about my trips down there this coming year.”
Ducklow will talk with us about the sobering reality of a changing climate and his work on how it’s impacting the biology of Antarctica.
Hugh Ducklow is a frequent visitor to the Antarctic to do his science.
Adélie penguin adults with their 4-5 week-old chicks on Torgersen Island, Antarctica. Credit: Hugh Ducklow.
Hugh Ducklow on Torgersen Island, Antarctica. Palmer Station and icebreaker in background. Credit: Lance Robson.
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