News Archive

Want to learn more about the work of the International Polar Foundation over the years? Begin your research here, in our news archive. 

  • 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 …

  • IPF Discusses Clean Mobility for Antarctica in Monaco

    IPF Discusses Clean Mobility for Antarctica in Monaco

    On December 14th, the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation and Monegasque car manufacturer Venturi co-organized the conference “Antarctica 1911-2011” to commemorate the centenary of Norwegian explorer Roald …

  • Young Belgian Polar Researchers meet in Brussels

    Young Belgian Polar Researchers meet in Brussels

    Belgium has a vibrant young group of Polar Scientists. On Thursday December 1st, around 30 young polar experts held a workshop in on Antarctic sciences and celebrated the International Antarctica Day.

  • Representatives of Arctic Indigenous Peoples Visit the IPF

    Representatives of Arctic Indigenous Peoples Visit the IPF

    On November 22nd, the International Polar Foundation (IPF) had the pleasure to welcome a delegation of representatives from various Arctic Indigenous Peoples' organizations. Following the Arctic Futures Symposium of October 2011, …

  • Arctic Futures Symposium 2011 Huge Success

    Arctic Futures Symposium 2011 Huge Success

    From October 12th to 14th, the International Polar Foundation (IPF) had the pleasure to co-organize the second Arctic Futures Symposium with the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation at the …

  • IPF at 6th Science Centre World Congress

    IPF at 6th Science Centre World Congress

    From September 4th to 8th, the International Polar Foundation participated in the 6th Science Centre World Congress held in Cape Town (South Africa). At the event, which is organized every …