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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.

Geoff Green to be on CBC’s The Hour on Tuesday, January 13

Geoff Green to be on CBC’s The Hour on Tuesday, January 13

Students on Ice founder and Executive Director, Geoff Green will be on CBC's The Hour with George Stroumboulopoulos at 11PM across Canada on Tuesday, January...

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Zahab, Weber and Vallely reach South Pole in record time

Zahab, Weber and Vallely reach South Pole in record time

Students on Ice congratulates Ray Zahab, Richard Weber, and Kevin Vallely on achieving their goal of trekking 1094 kilometers (680 miles), self-supported, to...

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IPY Time Capsule photo contest deadline extended to February 28

IPY Time Capsule photo contest deadline extended to February 28

Do you like to take pictures? Would you like to show the world what the North looks like? You should participate in the Canadian Youth Steering Committee...

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SOI mourns the loss of Mr. Harold Snyder

SOI mourns the loss of Mr. Harold Snyder

Students on Ice is mourning the loss of Mr. Harold Snyder. A great supporter of our educational programs, since 2002, Mr. Snyder has generously funded the...

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The Big Melt – Two trillion tons of ice have melted since 2003

The Big Melt – Two trillion tons of ice have melted since 2003

Recent NASA satellite data suggests that over two trillion tons of ice has melted around the world since 2003. Taken from The Globe and Mail: Associated...

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Jenna Dickson: Everyday Hero

Jenna Dickson: Everyday Hero

SOI Alumnus Jenna Dickson (Arctic 2007) was recently featured in a Global TV "Everyday Hero" segment highlighting her hard work raising public awareness and...

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International Polar Day – Above the Poles

International Polar Day – Above the Poles

Today is the seventh quarterly International Polar Day of the International Polar Year! Today's theme is "Above the Poles" with a focus on polar meteorology,...

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SOI Alumnus studying at the University of Lapland

SOI Alumnus studying at the University of Lapland

Ashley Tufts from Iqaluit, Nunavut participated in the Students on Ice Antarctic Expedition 2004 and the Students on Ice Arctic Expedition 2005. From the...

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SOI Congratulates Alumnus awarded Rhodes Scholarship

SOI Congratulates Alumnus awarded Rhodes Scholarship

SOI alumnus Alysia Garmulewicz was recently awarded the coveted Rhodes Scholarship to complete her master's degree in geography and the environment at Oxford...

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POLAR PERSPECTIVES: Update

POLAR PERSPECTIVES: Update

Polar Perspectives IPY Speaker Series & Youth Forums Update POLAR PERSPECTIVES is now well underway, taking place at 15 venues across the country, in each...

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