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Presenter: Atanas Abadjiev
Presentation Language: Bulgarian
When: Sunday, May 7th, 1:45-2:30 pm
Location: Bulgarian School of Seattle
Stroum Jewish Community Center, Mercer Island, WA
Topic: Life of the penguins in the larges Adelie penguins colony on Ross Island.
Description: The presenter will discuss his experience exploring the Adelie penguins colony during his visit in Antarctica in 2017, their lifestyle and the challenges they are facing related to the climate change. In the scientist and ordinary people perspective their habitat is extremely challenging. The colony is known to be the south most living colony and the largest in numbers in the world. The presenter is planning on a Q&A session during the presentation.
Intro: Atanas Abajiev has tended for McMurdo base close to the penguin colony for almost a year, during the winter and summer months. He has also tended for other Antarctica bases during the summer time a few years before that.
Open to the public. Students of all ages welcome!