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Future of Ice: Dr. P. Dee Boersma
Kane Hall 120

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Of the 18 species of penguin, five are considered endangered by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, and only three are considered robust and healthy. Dr. Boersma, in her lecture Penguins as Ocean Sentinels, will discuss the challenges facing penguins and their uncertain future in the wake of a changing climate.

Dr. Boersma is the Wadsworth endowed chair and Rabinowitz Lecturer in conservation science and director for the Center for Penguins as Ocean Sentinels.

Cost: Free, but advance registration is required.

For more information, contact the UW Alumni Association at 206-543-0540 or uwalumni@uw.edu.

About The Future of Ice series: As climate change transforms our environment, the Arctic and Antarctic face a troubling, uncertain fate. Join us for The Future of Ice, a six-part free lecture series that looks at our polar regions from a variety of perspectives. A slate of renowned experts will cover issues including glacial retreat, wildlife at the poles, emerging forms of governance and the changing Arctic environment's impact on Inuit culture.

Future of Ice sponsors:
  • The Graduate School
  • UW Alumni Association
  • College of the Environment
  • Canadian Studies Center at the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies
  • Polar Science Center at the Applied Physics Laboratory
  • Quaternary Research Center
  • Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity
  • Department of American Indian Studies
  • Department of Communication
  • School of Art Photomedia Department
  • Ben Rabinowitz Endowed Fund for the Support and Protection of Our Environment

Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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