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Catch up on the latest news from SOI and our network of alumni and partners. Hear about upcoming events, and meet educators and students from our past and upcoming expeditions.

U of A student’s Antarctic expedition explores climate change

U of A student’s Antarctic expedition explores climate change

Edmonton Journal Published: December 17, 2014 Reporter: David Nixon Photo (c) Shaughn Butts   EDMONTON - A University of Alberta student...

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Olle Carlsson reflects on his career at the ends of the earth

Olle Carlsson reflects on his career at the ends of the earth

Olle Carlsson is another integral part of the SOI Antarctic expedition team. He drives zodiacs, gives presentations on Antarctic history and his expedition...

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Packing for Antarctica: What the 2014 students are bringing

Packing for Antarctica: What the 2014 students are bringing

Besides the more obvious essentials -- gloves, gravol, waterproof gear -- we asked the Antarctic 2014 students, what's the most interesting item on their...

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What’s your favourite penguin species?

What’s your favourite penguin species?

We asked the students getting ready for the Antarctic 2014 expedition which species of penguin is their favourite.   " My favorite penguin is...

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18-year-old Indian student chosen for Antarctic expedition

18-year-old Indian student chosen for Antarctic expedition

The Time of India June 2, 2014 PUNE: Zareen Cheema was barely eight when she first saw photographs of aurora australis in all its glory. Since then, it has...

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Fun facts about the SOI Antarctic 2014 students!

Fun facts about the SOI Antarctic 2014 students!

On Monday we introduced some of the students joining SOI's upcoming Antarctic expedition and they told us about their hometowns. Today we're following up with...

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Antarctic 2014 students gear up for expedition!

Antarctic 2014 students gear up for expedition!

For the past couple of weeks SOI has been spotlighting a handful of talented and multifaceted educators who will be joining this year's Antarctic 2014...

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Q&A with ornithologist Santiago Imberti

Q&A with ornithologist Santiago Imberti

Santiago Imberti has been an integral part of the Antarctic expedition team since SOI's inception. As a Patagonia native, Antarctica is closer to home for...

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Sydenham High School student chosen for Antarctic expedition

Sydenham High School student chosen for Antarctic expedition

Frontenac Gazette Reporter: Mandy Marciniak November 6, 2014 This year’s Christmas vacation just got a lot more exciting for Sydenham High School student...

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Q&A with Polar Adventurer Eric McNair-Landry

Q&A with Polar Adventurer Eric McNair-Landry

If anyone has earned the title 'adventurer' it's Eric McNair-Landry. On top of holding the world record for longest kite-skiing distance in 24 hours (595 km),...

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