WHO ARE THE POLAR ALIEN HUNTERS?
Co- founder Arlie researches antarctic marine invasions, particularly how ships may play a role in spreading invasive species.
She is a post-doctoral researcher at the Helmholtz Institute for Functional Marine Biodiversity (HIFMB) and the Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI) in Germany.
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.
Based at the University of Surrey, Christy is a psychologist and tourism expert who specialises in polar tourism and behaviour change for environmental conservation.
Our very own illustrator Alice, is also a polar biologist who specialises in marine predators. She brings all our ideas to (slightly terrifying) life!