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21 October 2022
#AntarcticLog: The Ant-Antarctic
This week, artist Karen Romano Young takes us to the Arctic, another area of the world especially affected by climate change.
1 July 2022
#AntarcticLog: Six years of science comics
Karen Romano Young shares highlights of her (now six!) years of drawing the Antarctic Log.
25 February 2022
#AntarcticLog: Give me Shackleton
What can I say — Ernest Shackleton just kills me. Yes, Roald Amundsen was the first to reach the South Pole, and by goal-oriented criteria was the most successful. In a certain kind of heroic sense, Scott wins many hearts. But, as the saying goes, “Give me Shackleton.” He’s the one who got every single man of the Transantarctic Expedition home alive, though he left their ship, Endurance, to the Weddell Sea.
10 December 2021
#AntarcticLog: Introducing I Was a Kid!
There’s something truly thrilling happening in the sciences — an effort to increase diversity and inclusion among the ranks. Across our research institutions I see a new emphasis on supporting all, and inspiring more to target science for their own careers. Because I write and draw so much for young people, that’s where I’ve put my energy for the last year and a half, and now I’m ready to share it.
21 April 2021
Sharing #SciArt: #AGURocks, #DrawnToGeoscience, & #RhymeYourResearch
The goal was to not only showcase thee amazing ways of communicating science via art but to also show folks the creative process behind the creations; to pull back the curtain to hopefully lower the barrier(s) to entry for those who may have thought about scicomm via art but thought that it was too difficult/they didn’t have the talent.