Karen Romano Young is a writer, artist, deep-sea diver, and polar explorer, crazy about books, science, kids, and raccoons. She has written close to 30 books for and about children and young adults and publishes a weekly science comic called #AntarcticLog.
Besides books, she works doing communications from the field with ocean scientists and has worked as an outreach and education consultant, journalist, and resident artist. Karen sends broadcasts, video, photographs, comics, and stories from aboard ships and from science labs.
Karen grew up in Germany, New York, and Connecticut, where she live now. She visit schools, libraries, conferences, and other places near and far to share her stories.
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Meet Karen on Instagram Live on 20 September, 14:00 GMT!
Lisa Roberts is an artist and interactive author, who leads the Living Data program, to explore with scientists and other artists the similar and different ways we understand and respond to the changes.
After working in Antarctica as an Australian Antarctic Arts Fellow, Lisa moved to Sydney and completed a Diploma of Aboriginal Studies at Eora College, and then a PhD in New Media Arts at the University of New South Wales. Her work is presented online, in public spaces and at conferences and exhibitions, including Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meetings and climate art and science festivals.
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See Lisa's video productions on Instagram on 21 September, 14:00 GMT!
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