Breaking Boundaries: The Epic Voyage of the Polar Pod to the Southern Ocean | Ocean Decade Show!

May 4, 2023

Unlock the mysteries of the Southern Ocean!

We're sticking to our theme of featuring ocean expeditions on this month's episode of The Ocean Decade Show! Tune in as Taylor speaks to famous Arctic and Antarctic explorer Dr. Jean-Louis Etienne about his upcoming Ocean Decade-endorsed expedition Polar Pod, an unprecedented maritime exploration of the Southern Ocean, the main driver of the Earth's climate and a huge reserve of marine biodiversity. On a custom-designed, zero-emission ship, this expedition worthy of Jules Verne will provide much-needed information on the understudied Southern Ocean. To follow along before the expedition launches, please visit

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Taylor Goelz

"Taylor Goelz is a marine social scientist and collaborative policy wonk who has spent the last year helping the United States prepare for the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030). Her background and expertise spans the realm of marine resources management, from participatory decision making processes for oyster management to finance mechanisms for coastal resilience. She's passionate about finding unique approaches and solutions to common problems, creating novel partnerships, and gluten free chocolate cake - not necessarily in any particular order."