It is with immense sadness that the International Polar Foundation learned of the death of friend and Expedition Medic, Jacques Richon, who fell victim to an avalanche in the Canton …
International Polar Foundation
Swiss doctor Jacques Richon spent twelve seasons at the Princess Elisabeth Antarctica from 2008 to 2021 as the station’s Chief Medical Officer. His decades of experience working as a surgeon, …
Guus Luppens, an electromechanical engineer who first travelled to Antarctica during the 2018-2019 research season, was tasked with handling a number of maintenance tasks for Princess Elisabeth Antarctica’s …
The International Polar Foundation's flagship project: Powered by wind and solar energy, the world’s first zero emission research station welcomes scientists from around the world.
Held in Brussels, this annual conference brings together international policymakers, scientists, academics, Arctic indigenous peoples and industry representatives to discuss the future of the Arctic.