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    Today, thanks to existing communication tools, teaching geography can be very interactive. Using new approaches, geography teachers can bring far-away places like the Polar Regions creatively into the classroom. Alexandra Hamilton, a student at Oxford Brookes University, is passionate about geography and education. She has recently presented her dissertation for the BSc Honours Degree in Geography and Education Studies. Her dissertation focuses on the educational program that surrounds the use…

  • Sustainable research - cycling for the polar regions


    Scientists are constantly travelling around the world for meetings and conferences and one PhD student wanted to inspire other scientists to become more sustainable. Anna Belcher cycled 185 miles to the UK Antarctic Science Conference and prior to the start of the conference took part in education workshops using the International Polar Foundation Class Zero Emission workshop materials to highlight the impacts of carbon emissions on the fragile polar regions.

  • Learning from COP21 events, how can we all contribute to fighting climate change?


    As EducaPoles sets out to inform young people and the educational world of the importance of the Polar Regions and climate change, the International Polar Foundation (IPF) 's Scientific Officer was keen to follow the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 21) last December in Paris and related events. In this series of articles, she shares her experience of these events, what…

  • Climate change and sustainable development: now is the time !


    With the recent UN Sustainable Development Summit in New York and the upcoming 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change – the COP21 – in Paris starting in late November, this is a great time to talk about climate change and sustainable development. How will you follow what's going on at your school ? What types of projects could…

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COP22 – time to act on climate change!

COP22 – time to act on climate change!

The International Polar Foundation (IPF) participated in the recent United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of Parties…

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