RSS - News - International Polar Foundation http://www.polarfoundation.org/ International Polar Foundation: Connecting Polar Science and Society en-uk Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:01:29 +0200 Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:01:29 +0200 webmaster@polarfoundation.org (International Polar Foundation) webmaster@polarfoundation.org <![CDATA[Arctic Futures Symposium 2013 final report now available]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/arctic_futures_symposium_2013_final_report_now_available The official proceedings of the International Polar Foundation's 2013 Arctic Futures Symposium are available for download from the Arctic Futures website.

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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 12:15:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/arctic_futures_symposium_2013_final_report_now_available
<![CDATA[Princess Elisabeth Antarctica: Five Years of Memories, Five Plans for the future]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/princess_elisabeth_antarctica_five_years_of_memories_five_plans_for_the_fut To mark five years of hard work, scientific endeavour and adventure at Princess Elisabeth Antarctica, we asked Base Leader, International Polar Foundation president and polar explorer Alain Hubert to share his five strongest memories from since the idea for the station was conceived, and his five plans for the future.

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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 16:36:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/princess_elisabeth_antarctica_five_years_of_memories_five_plans_for_the_fut
<![CDATA[Five Years of Princess Elisabeth Antarctica]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/five_years_of_princess_elisabeth_antarctica This week, the International Polar Foundation celebreates five years of endevour and success since Princess Elisabeth Antarctica was inaugurated on February 15, 2009. However, the journey from the station's concept to its physical reality was a long and challenging adventure - one that we would like to share with you.

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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 11:14:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/five_years_of_princess_elisabeth_antarctica
<![CDATA[At the Arctic Frontiers Conference in Tromsø]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/at_the_arctic_frontiers_conference_in_tromso From January 19th to 24th, IPF visiting fellow Corinna Röver volunteered at the 8th annual Arctic Frontiers conference in Tromsø, Norway. In exchange for volunteering her time to help with the organization of the annual conference, Corinna was able to gain access to most of the conference sessions.

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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 10:06:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/at_the_arctic_frontiers_conference_in_tromso
<![CDATA[SciencePoles website relaunched]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/sciencepoles_website_relaunched SciencePoles, an International Polar Foundation outreach initiative dedicated to bringing Arctic and Antarctic science to a wider audience, has been relaunched with a new focus, look and feel.

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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 18:14:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/sciencepoles_website_relaunched
<![CDATA[Leuven elected most sustainable Belgian municipality in 2013]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/leuven_elected_most_sustainable_belgian_municipality_in_2013 The awards ceremony for the most sustainable Belgian municipality in 2013 took place Tuesday afternoon at the City Hall in Brussels. The jury, headed by International Polar Foundation president Alain Hubert, voted Leuven the most sustainable municipality for its project 'Leuven Climate Neutral 2030'. 

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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 15:32:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/leuven_elected_most_sustainable_belgian_municipality_in_2013
<![CDATA[Komatsu Donates Hybrid Excavator to Support Polar Science]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/komatsu_donates_hybrid_excavator_to_support_polar_science This week, at a ceremony in Fleurus, Belgium, Komatsu Europe International presented the International Polar Foundation with a state of the art HB215LC-1 hybrid excavator, which will go into use support polar science at Princess Elisabeth Antarctica.

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Fri, 29 Nov 2013 12:47:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/komatsu_donates_hybrid_excavator_to_support_polar_science
<![CDATA[Scientists Arrive at Princess Elisabeth Antarctica]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/the_scientists_arrive_princess_elisabeth_antarctica The first scientists of the 2013-2014 season have arrived at Princess Elisabeth Antarctica research station, to begin the four-month BELARE scientific research season. 

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Thu, 28 Nov 2013 11:39:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/the_scientists_arrive_princess_elisabeth_antarctica
<![CDATA[Princess Elisabeth Antarctica is Open for Business!]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/princess_elisabeth_antarctica_is_open_for_business The International Polar Foundation team arrived last night at Princess Elisabeth Antarctica station to begin operations for the 2013-2014 four-month BELARE scientific research season, after being delayed by a week due to bad weather that hampered flight operations.

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Fri, 15 Nov 2013 10:01:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/princess_elisabeth_antarctica_is_open_for_business
<![CDATA[Fourth Arctic Futures Symposium Draws Record Interest]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/fourth_arctic_futures_symposium_draws_record_interest With a record 200 participants gathering in Brussels for lively debate on an the challenges and opportunities facing the Arctic region, the 2013 Arctic Futures Symposium has been the event’s most successful year to date.

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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 17:43:00 +0200 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/fourth_arctic_futures_symposium_draws_record_interest