Arlie McCarthy

Co- founder Arlie researches antarctic marine invasions, particularly how ships may play a role in spreading invasive species.

She is completing her PhD at the University of Cambridge & British Antarctic Survey


Jes Bartlett

Co- founder Jes is a terrestrial researcher focussed on polar invaders, whether plants or insects, and how they influence ecosystems when they establish

 Jes is a researcher at the Norwegian Institute for Nature Research, in Trondheim. 


Christy Hehir

Based at the University of Surrey, Christy is a psychologist and tourism expert who specialises in polar tourism and behaviour change for environmental conservation. 


Alice Pullen

Our very own illustrator Alice, is also a polar biologist who specialises in marine predators. She brings all our ideas to (slightly terrifying) life!



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