RSS - Press Releases - International Polar Foundation http://www.polarfoundation.org/ International Polar Foundation: Connecting Polar Science and Society en-uk Wed, 22 May 2024 07:04:57 +0200 Wed, 22 May 2024 07:04:57 +0200 press@polarfoundation.org webmaster@polarfoundation.org <![CDATA[Second Laurence Trân Arctic Futures Award Won by Sustainable Clothing Firm Founded by Saami Sisters]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/second_laurence_tran_arctic_futures_award_won_by_sustainable_clothing_firm The International Polar Foundation and the Trân Family are proud to announce the second winner of the annual Laurence Trân Arctic Futures Award. 

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Thu, 30 Nov 2023 09:39:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/second_laurence_tran_arctic_futures_award_won_by_sustainable_clothing_firm
<![CDATA[IPF Welcomes Two New Board Members: Natacha Lippens and Michael Saverys]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/ipf_welcomes_two_new_board_members_natacha_lippens_and_michael_saverys Brussels, October 26, 2023 - Natacha Lippens and Michael Saverys have joined the Board of Directors of the International Polar Foundation (IPF).

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Thu, 26 Oct 2023 10:20:00 +0200 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/ipf_welcomes_two_new_board_members_natacha_lippens_and_michael_saverys
<![CDATA[Alain Hubert to Receive Prestigious 2023 Belgica Medal]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/alain_hubert_to_receive_prestigious_2023_belgica_medal The Royal Academy of Science, Letters and Fine Arts of Belgium (Classe des Sciences)  has announced that it has selected Alain Hubert, Founder and President of the International Polar Foundation to receive one of the two Belgica Medals the body plans to award for the prize.  The Belgica Medal is awarded every 5 years.  This will be the twelfth time that it will be awarded since it was set up.

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Thu, 06 Jul 2023 19:43:00 +0200 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/alain_hubert_to_receive_prestigious_2023_belgica_medal
<![CDATA[Call for Submissions Launched for Second Laurence Trân Arctic Futures Award]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/call_for_submissions_launched_for_second_laurence_tran_arctic_futures_award Brussels, June 28th, 2023

The International Polar Foundation and the Trân Family Foundation have the pleasure to announce the call for submissions for the second annual Laurence Trân Arctic Futures Award.

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Wed, 28 Jun 2023 07:20:00 +0200 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/call_for_submissions_launched_for_second_laurence_tran_arctic_futures_award
<![CDATA[Containing Greens AB from Northern Sweden Winner of First Laurence Trân Arctic Futures Award]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/containing_greens_ab_from_northern_sweden_winner_of_first_laurence_tran_arc The International Polar Foundation is proud to announce the winner of the first-ever Laurence Trân Arctic Futures Award: Containing Greens AB, a startup created by young entrepreneurs based in Luleå, Sweden.

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Wed, 30 Nov 2022 16:12:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/containing_greens_ab_from_northern_sweden_winner_of_first_laurence_tran_arc
<![CDATA[Princess Elisabeth Antarctica Research Station Remains Icon of Sustainability]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/princess_elisabeth_antarctica_research_station_remains_icon_sustainability Brussels, May 30 2022 – After 15 years, the Princess Elisabeth Antarctica - the first ever zero emission polar research station - remains the global benchmark in reducing the environmental footprint of conducting polar research and supporting scientists in their research about Earth and its climate system.

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Mon, 30 May 2022 10:36:00 +0200 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/princess_elisabeth_antarctica_research_station_remains_icon_sustainability
<![CDATA[Former EU Arctic Ambassador Marie-Anne Coninsx Joins IPF Board of Directors]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/former_eu_arctic_ambassador_marie_anne_coninsx_joins_ipf_board_of_directors Brussels, May 3rd, 2022 - Marie-Anne Coninsx, the EU’s first Ambassador at Large for the Arctic, has joined the Board of Directors of the International Polar Foundation (IPF).

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Tue, 03 May 2022 11:55:00 +0200 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/former_eu_arctic_ambassador_marie_anne_coninsx_joins_ipf_board_of_directors
<![CDATA[FACTS RELATED TO THE COVID VIRUS AT PRINCESS ELISABETH ANTARCTICA STATION]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/facts_related_to_the_covid_virus_at_princess_elisabeth_antarctica_station The International Polar Foundation (IPF) confirms that despite all sanitary measures taken staff members at the Princess Elisabeth Station were infected by the COVID virus in December 2021. The IPF would like to stress that while the COVID outbreak at the Princess Elisabeth Antarctica research station is a situation that it is taking very seriously and monitoring very closely by our medical staff, life and work at the station has not been seriously affected by the outbreak.

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Tue, 04 Jan 2022 14:51:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/facts_related_to_the_covid_virus_at_princess_elisabeth_antarctica_station
<![CDATA[The Princess Elisabeth Antarctica Station Tests the “Venturi Antarctica”]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/the_princess_elisabeth_antarctica_station_tests_the_venturi_antarctica Brussels, 17 December 2021 – The Princess Elisabeth Antarctica research station is welcoming the team from Venturi and the new Venturi Antartica, the first electric vehicle designed to be used in polar environments. Since 10 December this year, teams at the Belgian zero-emission base have had access to an eco-friendly mode of transport for their scientific missions. This is a world first: never before has an electric vehicle with caterpillar tracks operated on the hostile White Continent.

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Fri, 17 Dec 2021 09:30:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/the_princess_elisabeth_antarctica_station_tests_the_venturi_antarctica
<![CDATA[Belgian Court Dismisses Charges against Alain Hubert and the International Polar Foundation]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/belgian_court_dismisses_charges_against_alain_hubert_and_the_ipf Press release

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Thu, 21 Jan 2021 17:00:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/belgian_court_dismisses_charges_against_alain_hubert_and_the_ipf