RSS - News - International Polar Foundation http://www.polarfoundation.org/ International Polar Foundation: Connecting Polar Science and Society en-uk Tue, 21 Aug 2018 21:45:30 +0200 Tue, 21 Aug 2018 21:45:30 +0200 webmaster@polarfoundation.org (International Polar Foundation) webmaster@polarfoundation.org <![CDATA[Climate change action begins with awareness]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/climate_change_action_begins_with_awareness Climate change may seem too big to tackle on a small scale, but people and cities can make a difference if they consider climate change when designing buildings and urban infrastructure.
 

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Tue, 22 May 2018 10:45:00 +0200 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/climate_change_action_begins_with_awareness
<![CDATA[BELAM: Big or small as dust, meteorites tell us a lot about our solar system]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/belam_big_or_small_as_dust_meteorites_tell_us_a_lot_about_our_solar_system About 40,000 tons of cosmic dust reaches the Earth’s surface every year. Antarctica is a goldmine for this interstellar treasure because of its cold and dry climate as well as exposed stable landscape which has been accumulating material falling from the heavens for millions of years.

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Tue, 13 Mar 2018 09:43:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/belam_big_or_small_as_dust_meteorites_tell_us_a_lot_about_our_solar_system
<![CDATA[MICROBIAN: The tiny life forms of Antarctica’s Sør Rondane Mountains]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/microbian_the_tiny_life_forms_of_antarcticas_sr_rondane_mountains At first glance, the white frozen landscape of Antarctica appears devoid of any living thing, but if one takes a closer look at areas not covered by ice, it's teaming with tiny life forms

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Tue, 13 Feb 2018 10:36:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/microbian_the_tiny_life_forms_of_antarcticas_sr_rondane_mountains
<![CDATA[DEAIS: Going back in time with the Antarctic Ice Sheet]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/deais_going_back_in_time_with_the_antarctic_ice_sheet Scientists are going back in time near Princess Elisabeth to try and understand the global implications of a changing Eastern Antarctic Ice Sheet

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Wed, 31 Jan 2018 10:38:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/deais_going_back_in_time_with_the_antarctic_ice_sheet
<![CDATA[REMACA: Searching for life in Antarctica]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/remaca_searching_for_life_in_antarctica Canadian scientist Dr. Lori Ziolkowski has returned to Princess Elisabeth to study the limits of life on earth

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Thu, 11 Jan 2018 12:39:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/remaca_searching_for_life_in_antarctica
<![CDATA[IMAGE: What does Antarctica have to do with Outer Space?]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/image_what_does_antarctica_have_to_do_with_outer_space Antarctica is probably the best place in the world to study space travel

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Thu, 04 Jan 2018 10:35:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/image_what_does_antarctica_have_to_do_with_outer_space
<![CDATA[Keeping safe and secure in Antarctica]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/keeping_safe_and_secure_in_antarctica There are a lot of things that can happen in Antarctica, but when it comes to medical emergencies, it can mean the difference between life and death

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Fri, 22 Dec 2017 12:23:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/keeping_safe_and_secure_in_antarctica
<![CDATA[CHASE: Unravelling the Mystery of Particles, from the Atmosphere to Snow]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/chase_unravelling_the_mystery_of_particles_from_the_atmosphere_to_snow Is Antarctica as pristine and untouched as we think? A group of scientists have been collecting snow and dust near Princess Elisabeth to find out

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Tue, 19 Dec 2017 16:36:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/chase_unravelling_the_mystery_of_particles_from_the_atmosphere_to_snow
<![CDATA[MASS2ANT: East Antarctic Surface Mass Balance in the Anthropocene]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/mass2ant_east_antarctic_surface_mass_balance_in_the_anthropocene A team of glaciologists are drilling deep near Princess Elisabeth to discover more about Antarctica’s role in future sea level rise

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 07:52:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/mass2ant_east_antarctic_surface_mass_balance_in_the_anthropocene
<![CDATA[RECTO: Refugia & Ecosystem Tolerance in the Southern Ocean]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/recto_refugia_ecosystem_tolerance_in_the_southern_ocean1 Henri Robert is busy in Antarctica conducting the first ever bird population assessment in the Sor Rondane Mountains near Princess Elisabeth research station

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Tue, 12 Dec 2017 10:56:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/recto_refugia_ecosystem_tolerance_in_the_southern_ocean1