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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.

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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SOI Educator Q&A with Paul Brett of the Marine Institute

SOI Educator Q&A with Paul Brett of the Marine Institute

Paul Brett is a remote sensing and GIS specialist, he's both an instructor and the chair of the ocean mapping program at Memorial University's Marine...

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Q&A with Oceanographer Daniele Bianchi

Q&A with Oceanographer Daniele Bianchi

This year, Daniele Bianchi will join SOI for his third expedition and first visit to Antarctica. During the past two Arctic expeditions, Daniele has become...

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IUCN World Parks Congress

IUCN World Parks Congress

More than 3,000 leaders from over 160 countries have gathered in Sydney, Australia between November 12-19, 2014 for the IUCN World Parks Congress (WPC). This...

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SOI Antarctic 2014 educator Q&A: Diane Burko

SOI Antarctic 2014 educator Q&A: Diane Burko

Every year SOI attracts curious students and world-class educators from around the world to help bring the Polar Regions to life during transformational...

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Inspiring Young Pioneers in Ocean Conservation

Inspiring Young Pioneers in Ocean Conservation

SOI is excited to announce that Students on Ice 2008 Arctic alumna Leah Pengelly is featured in the current issue of the Journal of Ocean Technology. For...

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