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. 

  • A Successful Return from Oslo

    A Successful Return from Oslo

    The IPF had an enjoyable and productive time during their stay at the IPY Oslo Conference. About 2,300 scientists, policymakers, teachers and students gathered at the Norway Convention Centre in Lillestr …

  • Golfissimmo: 7th Edition

    Golfissimmo: 7th Edition

    On Friday June 4th, 2010, long-time IPF partner Golfissimmo organized its seventh edition at the Golf du Bercuit in Grez-Doiceau (Walloon Brabant) open to anyone active in the real estate business.

  • First News from the IPY Oslo Science Conference

    First News from the IPY Oslo Science Conference

    Approximately 260 polar teachers and early career scientists from all over the world have gathered at Oslo prior to the PolarTEACHERS conference and APECS workshop to break the ice. Spirits were …

  • Château Maris: A Wine Producer Supports the IPF

    Château Maris: A Wine Producer Supports the IPF

    Robert Eden, a producer of organic and biodynamic wine, decided to support the IPF because of its commitment to sustainable development. One of his top vintages (Château Maris …

  • The International Polar Foundation at CryoSat-2 Launch

    The International Polar Foundation at CryoSat-2 Launch

    CryoSat-2, successor to CryoSat, was launched successfully from Baikonur, Kazakhstan on April 8th, 2010. The freshly launched satellite will provide accurate data on the variations of ice thickness in the Polar …

  • IPF Donates Princess Elisabeth to Belgian State

    IPF Donates Princess Elisabeth to Belgian State

    During an official ceremony that took place on April 1st, 2010, Mrs. Sabine Laruelle, Belgian Federal Minister for Science Policy, and Alain Hubert, President of the International Polar Foundation, signed a …