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  • 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 …

  • 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, …

  • Arctic Futures 2011 Proceedings Now Available

    Arctic Futures 2011 Proceedings Now Available

    The need for enhanced Arctic search and rescue (SAR) capabilities and environmental protection measures are among the main messages of the proceedings of the 2011 Arctic Futures Symposium, now available for …

  • Stephen Cox: A Plea for Safeguarding the Antarctic

    Stephen Cox: A Plea for Safeguarding the Antarctic

    However much you have travelled the world, nothing can prepare you for the grandeur and spectacle of the Antarctic with its diverse abundant wildlife, the often tragic history of its …

  • A Teacher at the Princess Elisabeth Station

    A Teacher at the Princess Elisabeth Station

    What is a Belgian Teacher doing in Antarctica? Well, Koen Meilaen and his students won the PolarQuest contest by creating the AHA project to increase the awareness of teachers, parents …