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Welcome to the International Polar Foundation

Welcome to the International Polar Foundation

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Containing Greens AB from Northern Sweden Winner of First Laurence Trân Arctic Futures Award.

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.

The 13th edition of the Arctic Futures Symposium is finally here!

Following two years of online and hybrid events, this year's symposium will return in person at the Residence Palace in Brussels, Belgium.

Arctic Shorts 2022: The Arctic Continues to Inspire!

​The fourth edition of the Arctic Shorts Film Evening, which took place the evening of November 8th at the BOZAR Centre for Fine Arts in Brussels, was again a big success.


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& Outreach

Are you a teacher, student or educational professional? In this section you’ll find Educational resources and information about the polar regions, climate change, sustainability and climate and polar science.

All our projects

From the Arctic to the Antarctic, from the smallest to the largest, and from the past through the present and future: here you’ll find all of IPF’s projects listed in a searchable database.

Support us

Inspired by our mission and wanting to support the works we do? Find out how you can support the International Polar Foundation’s work on our support pages, both for individual and coporate partnerships and donations.

Get in touch

The International Polar Foundation headquarters are located at the heart of Europe, in Brussels, Belgium. We also have a regional office in Cape Town, South Africa.