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  • 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 …

  • 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 …