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  • New Book Signed Alain Hubert

    New Book Signed Alain Hubert

    Alain Hubert has just published his fifth book, entitled "L'Appel des glaces". Inspired by his latest expedition, "The Arctic Arc", Alain Hubert tells the story of his trip through a …

  • Princess Elisabeth Station Leaves Brussels

    Princess Elisabeth Station Leaves Brussels

    Wednesday October 24th, the 80 containers carrying the Princess Elisabeth Station were loaded on to the Icelandic Samskip barge at the Port of Brussels. Under a polar wind blowing in from …

  • DAMOCLES: Back On Its Ice Track - Part 2

    DAMOCLES: Back On Its Ice Track - Part 2

    Over the 5-day period during which DAMOCLES was exhibited at ESRIN/ESA, more than 500 people visited the exhibition. DAMOCLES is now getting ready for its next stop: the Snow & …

  • Biodiversity and Climate Change

    Biodiversity and Climate Change

    The IPF's educational team brings the effects of climate change alive in class rooms throughout Wallonia. Sponsored by the Belgian Region of Wallonia, 40 classroom sessions have been scheduled during October …

  • BELARE Field Course in Svalbard

    BELARE Field Course in Svalbard

    On request from the IPF, the Norwegian Polar Institute office in Longyearbyen kindly organised a field training course for some of the BELARE 2007-2008 team at the beginning of October 2007.

  • Visit Princess Elisabeth on the Web!

    Visit Princess Elisabeth on the Web!

    For all those who were unable to make it to the Princess Elisabeth Station in Brussels, it is now possible to visit the station inside out by visiting its dedicated …

  • A Success Story for Princess Elisabeth Antarctica

    A Success Story for Princess Elisabeth Antarctica

    The Princess Elisabeth Station was inaugurated by Prince Philip on September 5th after an international press conference held at Tour & Taxis in Brussels. Belgium's new Antarctic research station was …

  • A Polar Tram for Brussels

    A Polar Tram for Brussels

    The International Polar Foundation and the Belgian public transport company S.T.I.B./ M.I.V.B. have decided to join their efforts in raising public awareness on climate …