RSS - News - International Polar Foundation http://www.polarfoundation.org/ International Polar Foundation: Connecting Polar Science and Society en-uk Thu, 23 Nov 2017 01:14:50 +0100 Thu, 23 Nov 2017 01:14:50 +0100 webmaster@polarfoundation.org (International Polar Foundation) webmaster@polarfoundation.org <![CDATA[Brussels welcomes Arctic stakeholders yet again]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/brussels_welcomes_arctic_stakeholders_yet_again For the the 8th year in a row, the International Polar Foundation, along with its many partners, are proud to host the next annual Arctic Futures Symposium in Brussels on Monday November 20th, at the Residence Palace in Brussels' EU Quarter.

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Tue, 07 Nov 2017 14:05:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/brussels_welcomes_arctic_stakeholders_yet_again
<![CDATA[Princess Elisabeth Antarctica: embracing change]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/princess_elisabeth_antarctica_embracing_change The long and difficult chapter concerning the dispute over the management and operation of Princess Elisabeth Station research station has come to a close, or one might say, has turned a page. Zuhal Demir, Belgian Federal Secretary of State for Science Policy and Alain Hubert, Founder and President of the International Polar Foundation (IPF), shook hands on a new agreement to reset PEA on a positive course for collaborative international scientific research on the icy continent.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:07:00 +0200 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/princess_elisabeth_antarctica_embracing_change
<![CDATA[Congrats to Belgian KREATIVA (Morlanwelz) for winning the International Polar Foundation prize]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/congratulations_to_belgian_kreativa_morlanwelz_for_winning_the_internationa KREATIVA (Morlanwelz) wins the prestigious 2017 Belgian Energy and Environment Award for its project "Growing together through the social dimension of development"

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Fri, 16 Jun 2017 15:53:00 +0200 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/congratulations_to_belgian_kreativa_morlanwelz_for_winning_the_internationa
<![CDATA[Looking back on Lori’s 1st field season in Antarctica]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/looking_back_on_loris_1st_field_season_in_antarctica Dr. Lori Ziolkowski takes a look back on her first field season at the Princess Elizabeth Antarctic Research Station and the small life forms that manage to survive around it

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Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:47:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/looking_back_on_loris_1st_field_season_in_antarctica
<![CDATA[Dr. Lori Ziolkowski Awarded 2016 Baillet Latour Antarctica Fellowship]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/dr._lori_ziolkowski_awarded_2016_baillet_latour_antarctica_fellowship Canadian research scientist Dr. Lori Ziolkowski has been awarded the Baillet Latour Antarctica Fellowship for 2016-18 for her research project "REMACA"

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Mon, 12 Dec 2016 13:48:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/dr._lori_ziolkowski_awarded_2016_baillet_latour_antarctica_fellowship
<![CDATA[Keeping up momentum in Marrakesh: climate change COP22]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/keeping_up_momentum_in_marrakesh_climate_change_cop22 The 2016 annual UN Framework Convention on Climate Change conference “COP22” started only a few days after the Paris Agreement, the international agreement which aims to keep global temperature rise to well below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels and pursue efforts to limit the rise to 1.5 degrees, entered into force. At the time of writing in mid-November, 112 out of 197 countries, including the USA, China, India and the European Union, have ratified this agreement.

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Fri, 25 Nov 2016 14:16:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/keeping_up_momentum_in_marrakesh_climate_change_cop22
<![CDATA[Fellowship opportunity for field research in Antarctica]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/early_career_funding_opportunity_for_field_research_in_antarctica Young polar scientists were invited to submit their application for the 2016 - 2018 Baillet Latour Antarctica Fellowship by 15 September 2016.

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Tue, 02 Aug 2016 18:14:00 +0200 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/early_career_funding_opportunity_for_field_research_in_antarctica
<![CDATA[Brussels Court of Appeal Rules in Favour of Alain Hubert and International Polar Foundation]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/brussels_court_of_appeal_rules_in_favour_of_alain_hubert_and_ipf The conflict over the management of the Princess Elisabeth Antarctica research station in East Antarctica between the International Polar Foundation and the Belgian State has attracted much attention in the national press over the past few months, and has even received some attention in the international press.

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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 14:01:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/brussels_court_of_appeal_rules_in_favour_of_alain_hubert_and_ipf
<![CDATA[Sixth Annual Arctic Futures Symposium “Best Yet”]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/sixth_annual_arctic_futures_symposium_best_yet Arctic stakeholders gathered in Brussels on Tuesday 17 November and Wednesday 18 November as the International Polar Foundation and a large family of partners held the sixth annual Arctic Futures Symposium at the Residence Palace in Brussels.

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Fri, 20 Nov 2015 11:23:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/sixth_annual_arctic_futures_symposium_best_yet
<![CDATA[A great week for the environment!]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/a_great_week_for_the_environment IPF recently took part in a number of environmental events: the EU Commission's Green Week, the Belgian Energy and Environment Prize awards ceremony, and the Brussels Environment Festival.

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Tue, 09 Jun 2015 17:54:00 +0200 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/a_great_week_for_the_environment