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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.

SOUTH POLE QUEST: They’re on their way!

SOUTH POLE QUEST: They’re on their way!

In December 2008, three world-class adventurers, including ultra-runner Ray Zahab, legendary arctic explorer Richard Weber, and elite adventurer Kevin...

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SOUTH POLE QUEST: They're on their way!

SOUTH POLE QUEST: They're on their way!

In December 2008, three world-class adventurers, including ultra-runner Ray Zahab, legendary arctic explorer Richard Weber, and elite adventurer Kevin...

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A photographer's journey from Afghanistan to the Arctic

A photographer's journey from Afghanistan to the Arctic

24-year-old photojournalist from Afghanistan turned her lens to the Arctic for this year's Students On Ice expedition to Baffin Island A photographer's...

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A photographer’s journey from Afghanistan to the Arctic

A photographer’s journey from Afghanistan to the Arctic

24-year-old photojournalist from Afghanistan turned her lens to the Arctic for this year's Students On Ice expedition to Baffin Island A photographer's...

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University students preparing for SOI-IPY Antarctic Expedition

University students preparing for SOI-IPY Antarctic Expedition

Post-secondary students from around the world are preparing to participate in the Students on Ice-International Polar Year Antarctic University Expedition in...

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Celebrate “People at the Poles” Polar Day in Ottawa/Gatineau!

Celebrate “People at the Poles” Polar Day in Ottawa/Gatineau!

IPY Polar Day: "People at the Poles" Canadians: Come celebrate IPY Polar Day - People at the Poles Learn more about the coolest part of Canada! Where:...

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Celebrate "People at the Poles" Polar Day in Ottawa/Gatineau!

Celebrate "People at the Poles" Polar Day in Ottawa/Gatineau!

IPY Polar Day: "People at the Poles" Canadians: Come celebrate IPY Polar Day - People at the Poles Learn more about the coolest part of Canada! Where: The...

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Large Arctic ice shelf breaks away, now adrift in Arctic Ocean

Large Arctic ice shelf breaks away, now adrift in Arctic Ocean

The Canadian Press has reported that a massive Arctic ice shelf has broken free and is now adrift in the Arctic Ocean. See the story here. Large Arctic ice...

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Ice shelves suffered major melting over summer

Ice shelves suffered major melting over summer

The Ward Hunt Ice shelf The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation has reported that Canada's ice shelves suffered major melting over the summer of 2008. See the...

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September 24: IPY DAYS – PEOPLE AT THE POLES!

September 24: IPY DAYS – PEOPLE AT THE POLES!

photo: Max Holmes The next International Polar Day, on September 24th, will focus on PEOPLE. These days occur every three months and are a great opportunity...

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