Ornithologist • Italy
“We need a stronger international pledge that will ensure the protection and conservation of the Antarctic ecosystems”
Silvia Olmastroni is an associate researcher at the Department of Environmental Science and an ecology professor at the University of Siena where she earned a PhD in Polar Science (2002). Her research focuses on vertebrate ecology, marine and estuarine birds. She has participated in 6 Antarctic expeditions to study reproductive biology and population dynamics of the Adelie penguin and skuas.