Your guide to the polar
regions of the world
Who we are
Our team of animal behavior experts, ecologists, and polar tour guides are here to provide research-backed content that’s informative and easy-to-understand. We have a strong editorial process with writers, editors, and fact-checkers to give accurate information. See our full team here.
Meet our experts
Dr. Jackie Symmons is a professional ecologist with a Ph.D. in Ecology and Wildlife Management from Bangor University and over 25 years of experience delivering conservation projects.
Dr. Jackie Symmons
Michael Hambrey is Emeritus Professor at Aberystwyth University in Wales. He's one of the leading researchers in the Polar regions and has spent 12 seasons in Antarctica.
Professor Michael Hambrey
Marieta Mihova is a marine biologist with a Master's in Marine Biology from Bangor University. She is currently researching dolphin density in the Black Sea at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.
Nikita is a Marine Mammal Observer, Lecturer, and Antarctica Expedition Guide with 4 years of experience. She has a Masters Degree (MSc) in Marine Biology from Rhodes University.