Multimedia animations

In this section you will find several animations designed and produced by the International Polar Foundation on different topics linked to the polar regions, the way our planet's climate functions, climate change, biodiversity and energy.

Most of these animations are available as CD-ROMS in various languages. Please contact us for more information.

  • The Polar Regions: One of a Kind Laboratories for Scientific Research

    The Polar Regions: One of a Kind Laboratories for Scientific Research

    20.04.2009

    The fourth animation in the Class Zero Emission series focuses on the polar sciences (glaciology, oceanography, biology...) and explains the different steps that researchers take when doing research in the Arctic or Antarctic. Four examples of research carried out in…

  • Impacts of Climate Change on the Oceans

    Impacts of Climate Change on the Oceans

    20.04.2009

    The second animation of the Class Zero Emission series focuses on the role of oceans in the climate system and on the impacts of the current climate change on oceans. The animation highlights the key role of oceans worldwide as…

  • The Polar Regions: The First Areas of the Planet to Be Affected by Climate Change

    The Polar Regions: The First Areas of the Planet to Be Affected by Climate Change

    20.04.2009

    The third animation in the Class Zero Emission series is dedicated entirely to the Polar Regions. You will be able to learn more about the Arctic and the Antarctic, different types of ice and aspects that differentiate the two Polar…

  • Humankind : Culprit and Victim of Climate Change Today

    Humankind : Culprit and Victim of Climate Change Today

    20.04.2009

    This first animation of the Class Zero Emission series addresses climate change on Earth. After explaining what climate change is, it focuses on the cause of current climate change, anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions, and how they affect the climate system.…

  • The passive house

    The passive house

    16.04.2009

    This flash animation is part of the Energy CD-ROM and introduces the passive housing concept. It compares the energy consumption of a classical house to that of a passive house. It presents a list of interesting investments to make in…

  • The Princess Elisabeth Station

    The Princess Elisabeth Station

    01.04.2009

    This flash animation is part of the Energy CD-ROM and has the goal to present the Princess Elizabeth station. As first "Zero emission" station, it constitutes a nice example of the application of passive housing principles, adapted to the polar…

  • Biomimicry, draw on inspiration from the living to save energy

    Biomimicry, draw on inspiration from the living to save energy

    16.03.2009

    This flash animation is part of the Energy CD-ROM and introduces the biomimicry concept. It aims to explain how nature is a potential source for saving energy trough 3 applications: hydroaeolian, voltaïc solar panels, and a termitarium.

  • Rational use of energy

    Rational use of energy

    03.03.2009

    This flash animation is part of the Energy CD-ROM. It aims to make people aware of the need to reduce energy consumption given the price, the limit of the resources we depend on, and the pollution caused. Two concrete cases…

  • Collective and individual efforts

    Collective and individual efforts

    02.03.2009

    This flash animation is part of the Energy CD-ROM and makes up an inventory of the sectors which consume the most energy in Europe. It also introduces some hints for these sectors to reduce their consumption, on an individual level…

  • Energy consumption today and in the past

    Energy consumption today and in the past

    16.02.2009

    This animation is part of the Energy CD-ROM. Its goal is to compare energy consumption 70 years ago and now trough the journey of two boys, Henri and Lucas.

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Antarctica Day flag schools have live link with Princess Elisabeth Station

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A selection of schools whose pupils had designed Antarctica Day flags had the opportunity to link up to the Princess Elisabeth Antarctica station by skype.…


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