Press Releases

View the full archive of International Polar Foundation press releases published since the organisation's founding in 2002.

  • Report: Arctic Search and Rescue, Environmental Measures Key to Region’s Future

    The need for enhanced Arctic search and rescue (SAR) capabilities and environmental protection measures are among the main messages of the proceedings of the 2011 Arctic Futures Symposium, which also highlights …

  • Arctic Futures Symposium 2010 - Media Release

    As discussion around the Arctic gains momentum in the EU following the adoption of the European Parliament report "A Sustainable EU Policy for the High North" - the most recent …

  • Princess Elisabeth Antarctica is linked!

    Brussels and Luxembourg – March 5th, 2010 -- The International Polar Foundation (IPF) and global satellite operator SES S.A. (Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG), today announced that the …

  • “Zero Emission” Objective Achieved

    We are pleased to announce the handover of the fully functional smart microgrid inside the Princess Elisabeth Station to the International Polar Foundation (IPF). After successful completion of the final …

  • BELARE 2007-2008 Coming Home after an Outstanding Achievement

    Alain Hubert and the last members of the BELARE 2007- 08 expedition have made it home after accomplishing an historic task: successfully completing the first phase of the construction of Belgium' …