• Arctic Futures 2012: Video Q&A with Speakers

    Arctic Futures 2012: Video Q&A with Speakers

    As a followup the Arctic Futures Symposium in Brussels earlier this month, we have now posted Questions and Answer sessions with three of the key speakers from the conference - …

  • Sir Ranulph Fiennes visits the International Polar Foundation

    Sir Ranulph Fiennes visits the International Polar Foundation

    Legendary polar explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes dropped by the Internatonal Polar Foundation offices here in Brussels this morning, to meet up with the foundation's president Alain Hubert. …

  • Princess Elisabeth Antarctica book now available!

    Princess Elisabeth Antarctica book now available!

    We're delighted to announce a new book by International Polar Foundation vice-president Nighat Amin, about the world' first zero emission polar research station.

  • Brussels’ Manneken-Pis Becomes a Polar Explorer

    Brussels’ Manneken-Pis Becomes a Polar Explorer

    Brussel's world-famous icon, the mischievous Mannekin-Pis statue of the "little peeing boy", turned into an Arctic and Antarctic adventurer this morning, when he was presented with a polar expedition …

  • Arctic Futures Symposium 2012 kicks off in Brussels

    Arctic Futures Symposium 2012 kicks off in Brussels

    Arctic stakeholders, including EU and foreign policymakers, scientists, industry representatives, indigenous peoples and academics are gathering this morning in Brussels, for the annual Arctic Futures Symposium.

  • Marking Ten Years of Achievement

    Marking Ten Years of Achievement

    The International Polar Foundation celebrates ten years of achievement, in the presence of their Royal Highnesses Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde of Belgium, and His Serene Highness Prince Albert II …

  • Dr Reinhard Drews receives Inbev Baillet-Latour Antarctica Fellowship

    Dr Reinhard Drews receives Inbev Baillet-Latour Antarctica Fellowship

    German glaciologist Dr Reinhard Drews was tonight presented with the prestigious €150,000 InBev-Baillet Latour Antarctica Fellowship, by His Royal Highness Prince Philippe of Belgium, for his proposal to investigate how …

  • Just one month to Arctic Futures 2012

    Just one month to Arctic Futures 2012

    In just one month’s time, the challenges facing the Arctic - during a time of great change and global warming uncertainty - will be the subject of frank …

  • Protecting Antarctica’s Oceans

    Protecting Antarctica’s Oceans

    The International Polar Foundation is pleased to announce its membership of the Antarctic Ocean Alliance, a coalition that has identified 19 key areas that warrant protection as a network of designated, …

  • City of Gent receives International Polar Foundation prize at Belgian Energy and Environment Awards

    City of Gent receives International Polar Foundation prize at Belgian Energy and Environment Awards

    To mark UN World Environment Day on June 5th, International Polar Foundation president Alain Hubert presented the City of Gent with our annual award for initiatives making a …

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