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. 

  • IPY Ceremony at WMO Headquarters

    IPY Ceremony at WMO Headquarters

    On February 25th, an international delegation of scientists was present at the World Meteorological Organization (WWMO) in Geneva, Switzerland, to celebrate the 4th International Polar Year (IPY) and the important …

  • Princess Elisabeth Station Celebrations

    Princess Elisabeth Station Celebrations

    The inauguration of the Princess Elisabeth Station on February 15th was a success and a dream come true. In the opening ceremony preceding the official inauguration, Alain Hubert reminded everyone …

  • So Near - So Far

    So Near - So Far

    The pursuit of science in Antarctica has always been a human andlogistical challenge. Not many fields of research are as dependent on acombination of environmental conditions, human ingenuity, andlogistics. There …

  • Panini Album on the Polar Regions

    Panini Album on the Polar Regions

    The International Polar Foundation has signed a partnership with Panini to issue a sticker album for 8 to 12 year olds on the Polar Regions from February to April 2009. After having organized …

  • A City of Sciences

    A City of Sciences

    The European City of Science was held within the context of the French presidency to the European Union. Organized by the French Ministry of Education and Research, the European City …

  • Science Teachers’ Conference

    Science Teachers’ Conference

    The fourteenth edition of the Flemish Science Teachers' Conference was held on November 15th in Gent. Sandra Vanhove, Science Education Manager at the International Polar Foundation, attended the event to …