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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.

4 km2 chunk breaks off Arctic’s Ward Hunt Ice Shelf

4 km2 chunk breaks off Arctic’s Ward Hunt Ice Shelf

From Tuesday's Globe and Mail By David Hutton & Jessica Leeder A four-square-kilometre chunk has broken off Ward Hunt Ice Shelf - the largest remaining ice...

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Dr. Don Walsh named Honorary President of The Explorers Club

Dr. Don Walsh named Honorary President of The Explorers Club

Congratulations to SOI Educator Dr. Don Walsh – who has just been named Honorary President of The Explorers Club. Dr. Walsh is one of the...

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Biosphere marks International Polar Year with exhibit

Biosphere marks International Polar Year with exhibit

As part of International Polar Year, Environment Canada’s Biosphère in Montréal, Québec is pleased to present a new exhibit of giant...

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SOI-IPY Arctic Youth Expedition 2008 website launches

SOI-IPY Arctic Youth Expedition 2008 website launches

In three weeks Students on Ice will be in Iqaluit, Nunavut onboard our expedition vessel and ready to set sail for the International Polar Year Arctic Youth...

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Alumni Program: We Want You!

Alumni Program: We Want You!

As you may know, Students on Ice will soon be heading into our 10th anniversary! This milestone is an opportunity to not only celebrate the incredible...

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Northern Canadian Youth sought for CYLP Internships

Northern Canadian Youth sought for CYLP Internships

The Circumpolar Young Leaders Program (CYLP) http://www.iisd.org/interns/arctic/ is in the process of recruiting 5 Canadian Northern youth (age 19-30) from...

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Canada’s dean of glaciology warned of coming climate change

Canada’s dean of glaciology warned of coming climate change

ROY KOERNER, 75: SCIENTIST AND EXPLORER Geological Survey of Canada expert studied ancient ice cores and set the stage for the current focus on global...

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Canada's dean of glaciology warned of coming climate change

Canada's dean of glaciology warned of coming climate change

ROY KOERNER, 75: SCIENTIST AND EXPLORER Geological Survey of Canada expert studied ancient ice cores and set the stage for the current focus on global...

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U. of Ottawa, U. of Guelph honour Sheila Watt-Cloutier

U. of Ottawa, U. of Guelph honour Sheila Watt-Cloutier

Untiring environmental advocate and SOI educator received honorary doctorates during the 2008 spring convocation ceremonies at the University of Ottawa and...

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Bill Lishman receives Honorary Doctor of Laws degree

Bill Lishman receives Honorary Doctor of Laws degree

One of Canada's great pioneers and SOI educator par excellence has been awarded an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Ontario Institute of...

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