RSS - News - International Polar Foundation http://www.polarfoundation.org/ International Polar Foundation: Connecting Polar Science and Society en-uk Thu, 20 Jan 2022 21:50:49 +0100 Thu, 20 Jan 2022 21:50:49 +0100 webmaster@polarfoundation.org (International Polar Foundation) webmaster@polarfoundation.org <![CDATA[Princess Elisabeth Antarctica Station Welcomes the Venturi Antarctica]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/princess_elisabeth_antarctica_station_welcomes_the_venturi_antarctica Since December 10th, the BELARE team at the Princess Elisabeth Antarctica - the world’s first zero-emission polar research station - has been hosting a team from the Monegasque company Venturi, which manufactures high-performance electric vehicles, to test the world’s first electric polar exploration vehicle, the Venturi Antarctica.

]]>
Mon, 20 Dec 2021 15:52:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/princess_elisabeth_antarctica_station_welcomes_the_venturi_antarctica
<![CDATA[12th Edition of Arctic Futures Symposium a Successful Hybrid Event!]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/12th_edition_of_arctic_futures_symposium_a_successful_hybrid_event This year symposium's successful hybrid format allowed many people from around the world to engage in interesting discussions both online and in-person.

]]>
Fri, 10 Dec 2021 09:30:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/12th_edition_of_arctic_futures_symposium_a_successful_hybrid_event
<![CDATA[Arctic Futures Symposium 12th Edition: Meeting our Challenges!]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/arctic_futures_symposium_12th_edition_meeting_our_challenges We’re delighted to announce that following last year’s online event, this year’s symposium will be held as a hybrid event that will allow us to meet both digitally and in person in Brussels on December 6th and 7th!

]]>
Thu, 02 Dec 2021 06:18:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/arctic_futures_symposium_12th_edition_meeting_our_challenges
<![CDATA[Welcome to Antarctica!]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/welcome_to_antarctica The 2021-2022 season has begun for the Belgian Antarctic Research Expedition (BELARE) team at the Princess Elisabeth Antarctica research station!

]]>
Mon, 22 Nov 2021 16:26:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/welcome_to_antarctica
<![CDATA[IPF Releases New Animated Video on Biodiversity]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/ipf_releases_new_animated_video_on_biodiversity Thanks to the financial support of the Québec Government Office in Brussels, IPF has released a new animated videos created with the help of Zest Studio in La Hulpe, Belgium, focusing on biodiversity - just in time for COP26!

]]>
Wed, 03 Nov 2021 15:47:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/ipf_releases_new_animated_video_on_biodiversity
<![CDATA[IPF Mourns the Passing of Jörn Thiede]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/ipf_mours_the_passing_of_jorn_thiede The International Polar Foundation mourns the passing of one of the giants of polar research.

]]>
Fri, 01 Oct 2021 15:06:00 +0200 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/ipf_mours_the_passing_of_jorn_thiede
<![CDATA[A Greenland Summer: An Account of the Expedition to Dismantle Swiss Camp in July 2021]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/a_greenland_summer_an_account_of_the_expedition_to_dismantle_swiss_camp On the 19th of July 2021, Alain Hubert and Nighat Johnson-Amin of the International Polar Foundation flew to Ilulissat on the west coast of Greenland to assist Simon Steffen and Derek Houtz of the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (WSL) in Zürich in their mission to remove the remains of the Swiss Camp research station from its location on the Greenland Ice Sheet.

]]>
Thu, 26 Aug 2021 16:36:00 +0200 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/a_greenland_summer_an_account_of_the_expedition_to_dismantle_swiss_camp
<![CDATA[Young Climate Activists Visit IPF During European Cycling Tour]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/young_climate_activists_visit_ipf_during_european_cycling_tour On Tuesday, July 13th, Mychael Arafe and Roman Petibon, two climate activists in their early 20s who founded the Paulette Ride for the Planet project, visited IPF headquarters to interview IPF Founder Alain Hubert and Science Liaison Officer Henri Robert for a documentary they are making about the green transition.

]]>
Fri, 16 Jul 2021 15:45:00 +0200 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/young_climate_activists_visit_ipf_during_european_cycling_tour
<![CDATA[Study on Icequakes near PEA Highlights Utility of Low-Cost Seismographs]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/study_on_icequakes_near_pea_highlights_utility_of_low_cost_seismographs The most recent Baillet Latour Antarctica Fellowship laureate, Dr. Kate Winter of Northumbria University, along with Dr. Denis Lombardi from the Royal Observatory of Belgium and other colleagues from Newcastle University have published a paper describing their findings from data they collected using low-cost Raspberry Shake seismographs.

]]>
Mon, 31 May 2021 13:56:00 +0200 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/study_on_icequakes_near_pea_highlights_utility_of_low_cost_seismographs
<![CDATA[IPF Founder Alain Hubert Takes Part in Discussion on Why an Open Arctic Matters for Europe]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/ipf_founder_alain_hubert_takes_part_in_discussion_why_open_arctic_matters On Wednesday, May 5th, IPF Founder and President Alain Hubert took part in the online webinar debate "The European State of the Climate: An open Arctic, why does it matter for Europe?" hosted by the Brussels Times.

]]>
Mon, 10 May 2021 15:56:00 +0200 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/ipf_founder_alain_hubert_takes_part_in_discussion_why_open_arctic_matters