An Interview with Ecologist Ari Friedlaender on his Work in Antarctica

During the course of his more than 25 trips to the continent, he has developed a long-term ecological research program that has led to many important discoveries about whales in that polar region.

He is an associate professor at Oregon State University’s Marine Mammal Institute, and he is featured in a new National Geographic documentary titled CONTINENT 7: ANTARCTICA.

The next episode airs on Tuesday, Dec. 20 at 9pm CT on National Geographic channel.

Listen to the full interview at