Environmental Impacts on the Antarctic Ecosystem

Friday, January 8th, 2010
Speaker: Dr. William H. Schlesinger


Drawing on several of his journeys, Schlesinger’s lecture explores how climate change and pollution threaten this remote region, which supports penguins, seals, and fragile marine-based ecosystems. Despite being the coldest continent on the planet, distant human activities are contributing to melting ice caps and a growing ozone hole.

Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies | Millbrook, New York 12545 | Tel (845) 677-5343

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