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 Polar Metro Station in the Centre of Brussels

    A Polar Metro Station in the Centre of Brussels

    In collaboration with the International Polar Foundation, STIB / MIVB (Société des transports intercommunaux de Bruxelles / Maatschappij voor Intercommunaal Vervoer van Brussel) inaugurated a new Metro station in …

  • Opening Ceremony of Class Zero Emission

    Opening Ceremony of Class Zero Emission

    Class Zero Emission (CZE), a pedagogical workshop initiated by the International Polar Foundation (IPF) covering the themes of the Polar Regions and climate change, was officially inaugurated on 25 March 2009 at …

  • 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 …

  • First BELARE 2008-09 Team Members Landed in Utsteinen

    First BELARE 2008-09 Team Members Landed in Utsteinen

    The 14 "First In" members of BELARE 2008-09 arrived in Utsteinen, Antarctica, safe and sound. Following a stop-over at the Russian polar station Novo, they reached the Princess Elisabeth research station …

  • The Ivan Papanin Ship Leaves the Port of Antwerp

    The Ivan Papanin Ship Leaves the Port of Antwerp

    The Russian ice-class cargo ship Ivan Papanin, carrying on board the Princess Elisabeth station's inside systems, left the port of Antwerp on November 14th at 1 pm, local time. After …