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Containing Greens AB from Northern Sweden Winner of First Laurence Trân Arctic Futures Award
Brussels, 29 November 2022 - The International Polar Foundation is proud to announce the winner of the first-ever Laurence Trân Arctic Futures Award: Containing Greens AB, a startup created by …
Princess Elisabeth Antarctica Research Station Remains Icon of Sustainability
Brussels, May 30 2022 – After 15 years, the Princess Elisabeth Antarctica - the first ever zero emission polar research station - remains the global benchmark in reducing the environmental footprint of conducting …
Former EU Arctic Ambassador Marie-Anne Coninsx Joins IPF Board of Directors
Brussels, May 3rd, 2022 - Marie-Anne Coninsx, the EU’s first Ambassador at Large for the Arctic, has joined the Board of Directors of the International Polar Foundation (IPF).
FACTS RELATED TO THE COVID VIRUS AT PRINCESS ELISABETH ANTARCTICA STATION
The International Polar Foundation (IPF) confirms that despite all sanitary measures taken staff members at the Princess Elisabeth Station were infected by the COVID virus in December 2021. The IPF would …
The Princess Elisabeth Antarctica Station Tests the “Venturi Antarctica”
Brussels, 17 December 2021 – The Princess Elisabeth Antarctica research station is welcoming the team from Venturi and the new Venturi Antartica, the first electric vehicle designed to be used in …