RSS - News - International Polar Foundation http://www.polarfoundation.org/ International Polar Foundation: Connecting Polar Science and Society en-uk Mon, 06 Apr 2020 11:30:36 +0200 Mon, 06 Apr 2020 11:30:36 +0200 webmaster@polarfoundation.org (International Polar Foundation) webmaster@polarfoundation.org <![CDATA[Baillet Latour Laureate Reflects on Success of Second Season at PEA]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/baillet_latour_laureate_reflects_on_success_of_second_season_at_pea The 2018 Baillet Latour Antarctica Fellowship Laureate, Dr. Kate Winter of Northumbria University in the UK, spent nearly a month based at the Princess Elisabeth Antarctica in January and February 2020 to complete the second of two seasons of research for the BioFe project.

]]>
Sat, 21 Mar 2020 12:53:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/baillet_latour_laureate_reflects_on_success_of_second_season_at_pea
<![CDATA[Princess Elisabeth Antarctica Featured on Croatian Television]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/princess_elisabeth_antarctica_featured_on_croatian_television The Princess Elisabeth Antarctica was recently featured on the Croatian TV show, "Dobro jutro, Hrvatska (Good Morning, Croatia)". A live studio audience listened intently to two members of the International Polar Foundation staff working at the research station.

]]>
Fri, 31 Jan 2020 11:32:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/princess_elisabeth_antarctica_featured_on_croatian_television
<![CDATA[New Year Marks Mid-Season for Princess Elisabeth Antarctica Team]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/new_year_marks_mid_season_for_princess_elisabeth_antarctica_team New Year’s falls right in the middle of the austral summer season for the team at the Princess Elisabeth Antarctica research station. The passing from one year to the next serves as a divide between the first and second halves of the season.

]]>
Wed, 01 Jan 2020 18:56:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/new_year_marks_mid_season_for_princess_elisabeth_antarctica_team
<![CDATA[Scientists and Staff at PEA form Human Chain to Support United for Climate Human Chain Action]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/scientists_and_staff_at_pea_form_human_chain_to_support_united_for_climate On the morning of Saturday 7 December 2019, scientists from different parts of the world joined the operational team of the International Polar Foundation working at the Princess Elisabeth Antarctica station to express their support for Climate Express, the Climate Coalition, and many other NGOs for the "United for Climate - Human Chain" awareness-raising campaign by symbolically stretching the human chain they plan to make in Brussels on Sunday 8 December all the way to Antarctica.

]]>
Sat, 07 Dec 2019 19:50:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/scientists_and_staff_at_pea_form_human_chain_to_support_united_for_climate
<![CDATA[Celebrating Antarctica Day with APECS Belgium]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/celebrating_antarctica_day_with_apecs_belgium On Sunday 1st December, the International Polar Foundation, together with APECS Belgium, was present at the Royal Belgian Institute for Natural Sciences in Bruxelles to celebrate Antarctica Day - the anniversary of the signing of the Antarctic Treaty - with the visitors of the Museum’s temporary Antarctic exhibition.

]]>
Tue, 03 Dec 2019 00:19:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/celebrating_antarctica_day_with_apecs_belgium
<![CDATA[10th Edition of Arctic Futures Symposium Draws Packed Crowd in Brussels]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/10th_edition_of_arctic_futures_symposium_draws_packed_crowd_in_brussels A packed crowd welcomed speakers and moderators from across all eight Arctic states and then some at the 10th annual Arctic Futures Symposium organized by the International Polar Foundation and its many Arctic stakeholder partners.

]]>
Wed, 27 Nov 2019 14:32:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/10th_edition_of_arctic_futures_symposium_draws_packed_crowd_in_brussels
<![CDATA[Second Edition of Arctic Shorts Film Evening Repeats Success of Last Year]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/second_edition_of_arctic_shorts_film_evening_repeats_success_of_last_year In close partnership with the Mission of Canada to the EU, BOZAR, and its many Arctic Futures Symposium partners, the International Polar Foundation co-organised a highly successful second edition of the Arctic Shorts film evening at BOZAR Centre for Fine Arts in Brussels on Monday 18 November.

]]>
Wed, 20 Nov 2019 22:17:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/second_edition_of_arctic_shorts_film_evening_repeats_success_of_last_year
<![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.

]]>
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.

]]>
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.

]]>
Fri, 18 Oct 2019 15:36:00 +0200 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/arctic_futures_symposium_10th_edition_is_approaching