RSS - News - International Polar Foundation http://www.polarfoundation.org/ International Polar Foundation: Connecting Polar Science and Society en-uk Sun, 17 Nov 2019 09:12:23 +0100 Sun, 17 Nov 2019 09:12:23 +0100 webmaster@polarfoundation.org (International Polar Foundation) webmaster@polarfoundation.org <![CDATA[New Adventures from Antarctica]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/new_adventures_from_antarctica The summer of 2019 passed so quickly. It seems like only yesterday that the BELARE team packed up their gear and prepared the Princess Elisabeth Antarctica research station for overwintering.

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Tue, 12 Nov 2019 14:32:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/new_adventures_from_antarctica
<![CDATA[Arctic Shorts Film Evening Returns for Second Edition]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/arctic_shorts_film_evening_returns_for_second_edition The International Polar Foundation and its Arctic Futures partners are pleased to invite you all to the second annual Arctic Shorts Film evening. The Arctic Shorts night aims to repeat the great success of last-year’s first edition in raising awareness about the Arctic to the general public.

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Thu, 07 Nov 2019 22:01:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/arctic_shorts_film_evening_returns_for_second_edition
<![CDATA[Arctic Futures Symposium 10th Edition Is Approaching]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/arctic_futures_symposium_10th_edition_is_approaching After many interesting editions over the last decade, it is with extreme pleasure that the International Polar Foundation and its many partners from the Arctic community in Brussels wish to invite Arctic stakeholders and members of the general public to the 10th edition of the Arctic Futures Symposium.

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Fri, 18 Oct 2019 15:36:00 +0200 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/arctic_futures_symposium_10th_edition_is_approaching
<![CDATA[IPF Science Expert Featured on Columbian TV]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/ipf_science_expert_featured_on_columbian_tv The International Polar Foundation’s Science Liaison officer, Henri Robert, was recently featured on the TV show Click Verde, on the NTN24 network based in Columbia.

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Thu, 03 Oct 2019 08:34:00 +0200 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/ipf_science_expert_featured_on_columbian_tv
<![CDATA[Baillet-Latour Antarctica Fellowship Laureate Stays Active in Outreach]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/baillet_latour_antarctica_fellowship_laureate_stays_active_in_outreach Dr. Kate Winter from Northumbria University in Newcastle, UK has been very active in promoting the BioFe (Bioavailable Iron) research project that won her the 2018 - 2020 Baillet Latour Antarctica Fellowship.

Over the summer, Bloomberg News released an interview that they did with the prestigious Fellowship laureate as part of their Tic Toc “Climate Travellers" series. More recently, a colleague of hers at Northumbria Unviersity put together a multimedia news page looking back at her first season in Antarctica.

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Tue, 10 Sep 2019 11:27:00 +0200 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/baillet_latour_antarctica_fellowship_laureate_stays_active_in_outreach
<![CDATA[Bout2Bout Project Receives 2019 International Polar Foundation Award]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/bout2bout_project_receives_2019_international_polar_foundation_award The Bout2Bois wood workshop located at the Nos Pilifs farm in the Neder-Over-Heembeek Commune of Brussels was chosen as the 2019 winner of the International Polar Foundation Award during the annual Belgian Energy and Environment Prize ceremony, held at Tour and Taxis event centre in Brussels on 6 June.

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Fri, 21 Jun 2019 11:49:00 +0200 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/bout2bout_project_receives_2019_international_polar_foundation_award
<![CDATA[Second Edition of Children’s Book Encouraging Climate Action Released]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/second_edition_of_childrens_book_encouraging_climate_action_released When Carole Stora-Calté wrote the children’s book, “Le Monde OUKA” (OUKA World), she was working with the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Initially written in French, the book aims to raise awareness about climate change to very young children (4 to 8 years old).

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Fri, 07 Jun 2019 16:26:00 +0200 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/second_edition_of_childrens_book_encouraging_climate_action_released
<![CDATA[Nander Wever’s Unique Perspective of Antarctic Reseach]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/nander_wever_unique_perspective_of_antarctic_research Nander Wever is currently a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the University of Colorado, Boulder in the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences. His research interests include modelling snow cover processes in the Polar Regions. This is part of what led him to take part in the 2018-2019 season at the Princess Elisabeth Antarctica station and to accompany researchers on the MASS2ANT project and shoot some video footage of the project, including some beautiful drone footage. Nander shares some of his throughts on his time in Antarctica in this interview.

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Tue, 04 Jun 2019 11:09:00 +0200 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/nander_wever_unique_perspective_of_antarctic_research
<![CDATA[Second Arctic Professionals Network Event Leaves Participants Wanting More]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/2nd_arctic_professionals_network_event_leaves_participants_wanting_mor On Wednesday 15 May, the Second Arctic Professionals Network Event (and the first such event to be held in Brussels), welcomed nearly 20 professionals working in the political sector as well as natural and social scientists working in polar research.

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Tue, 21 May 2019 13:42:00 +0200 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/2nd_arctic_professionals_network_event_leaves_participants_wanting_mor
<![CDATA[IPF to Co-Host Second Arctic Professionals Network Event]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/ipf_to_co_host_second_arctic_professionals_network_event On Wednesday 15 May, the International Polar Foundation and APECS Belgium will co-host the Second Arctic Professionals Network Event, organised by the Arctic Institute at the Sister Café in the centre of Brussels.

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Wed, 01 May 2019 15:43:00 +0200 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/ipf_to_co_host_second_arctic_professionals_network_event