Threatened Habitats: Polar Ecosystems

Polar ecosystems are no longer beyond the reach of human activity. Tourism, commercial fishing, and pollution are putting pressure on populations of penguins, whales, seals, and krill.

photo © Onne Van Der Wal/Stock Newport

Ocean Planet Exhibition Floorplan

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Judith Gradwohl, Smithsonian Institution (Curator/Ocean Planet)