“82°07′ Nord”, the exhibition of photographs taken during the Polarquest expedition, is now on display at Lagazuoi Expo Dolomiti.
On December 19th, 2019, the Nerja Cultural Centre, Spain will host a special Polarquest evening event, with a screening of the mission’s documentary followed by a Q&A session with a team member.
Dall’8 al 30 novembre, in occasione del Cagliari FestivalScienza, la mostra fotografica firmata Polarquest2018 vi aspetta presso la Fondazione di Sardegna con una nuova esposizione a cura del CRS4, nell’ambito del progetto di divulgazione scientifica Lab Boat.
On November 19, come at The Globe of Science and Innovation of CERN and meet the crew! (Free entrance but mandatory registration)
Tania Rosset, a bright Swiss student, presents her Matura paper inspired by PolarquEEEst. Cosmic rays, astrophysics, and much more in her future.
New international screening for our Polarquest documentary! This time the host was the 4th annual International Maritime Film Festival (IMFF).
As part of the 105° SIF National Congress’ social program, Paola Catapano presented Polarquest documentary: “POLARQUEST – Il racconto di un’avventura”.
The International Maritime Film Festival is a juried contest of films celebrating the heritage, spirit of adventure, and ingenuity of boats and waterborne pursuits. The festival features a wide variety of films on a range of maritime subjects, and this year will be screening the Polarquest documentary!
Torna a Roma l’esposizione fotografica “82°07 North”a cura di PolarQuest, che dal 5 all’8 settembre partecipa all’eco-festival dell’Estate Romana che con Plastica d’A-Mare punta i riflettori sul mondo dell’arte attenta all’ambiente.
A year ago today, on Aug 13, 2018, the Polarquest crew ventured into the Arctic to pay respects to the Airship ITALIA crew. They were the first people to visit the crash point, above the 81st parallel North of the Svalbard Archipelago, and held a memorial in honour of the missing crew.
Una missione a bordo di un veliero ecosostenibile che ha solcato le acque dell’Artico per studiare i raggi cosmici, campionare le microplastiche disperse in mare, fare rilevamenti geografici per la modellizzazione tridimensionale, raccogliere dati su fauna e coste e per ricercare le tracce del relitto del dirigibile di Nobile scomparso nei pressi delle Svalbard.
Racconti, gelosamente custoditi e accuratamente approfonditi, che Giuseppe (Pino) Biagi jr porta finalmente alla luce in un nuovo libro scritto in collaborazione con Gerardo Unia e pubblicato da Nerosubianco di Cuneo.
Mercoledì 22 maggio, in occasione del 91esimo anniversario della trasvolata polare del Dirigibile Italia, una delegazione di Polarquest e discendenti dell’equipaggio dell’aeronave ha incontrato in udienza il Santo Padre.
Per chi avesse perso la puntata Geo&Geo di martedì 21 maggio con la nostra Paola Catapano sulla spedizione polare Polarquest2018 e il Dirigibile Italia, ecco la registrazione!
Polarquest2018, la spedizione artica in barca a vela che ha circumnavigato le Svalbard nell’estate 2018, raggiungendo per prima dopo 90 anni l’area di caduta del Dirigibile Italia, torna a Roma con nuovi eventi in occasione del 91esimo anniversario della trasvolata polare di Umberto Nobile (maggio 1928).
It’s a great day today, May 13, for Polarquest and our microplastic junior scientist Valeria Catapano! As Polarquest Scholarship Awardee, this young biologist starts today analyzing microplastics samples collected during the Polarquest2018 expedition.
There has been a push for understanding the quantity of microplastics we have in our oceans, but what about other ecosystems? We are proud to introduce you our new research project: Microplastic in the Desert!
We are thrilled to announce that our Documentary for Ushuaia TV just won the Sustainable Tourism and Ecology prize at the Terres Film Festival in Tortosa, Spain! Bravo t0 Dorothee Adam and Alwin Courcy for their tireless work on this film, as well as the entire Polarquest2018 team!
Today 2nd May, our documentary by Ushuaia TV (France) on the Polarquest2018 expedition will be screened at the Terres Festival in Spain! Awards will be revealed on Friday 3rd May!
Un message très important d’une jeune étudiante (Maxine Struik) ayant vu l’état critique de la terre qui essaye de persuader l’humanité de sauver leur planète.
Today, on the occasion of the Climate Fund Campaign (April 15-29), GlobalGiving celebrates Earth Day with $50,000 in matching funds and bonus prizes. Your donation is key to kick off the microproject BioStraw4Planet!
On April 17th, project leader Paola Catapano met the students from Collegio San Carlo to debate solutions to plastic pollution.
Today is the start of the Little By Little Campaign! Even a small donation can go a long way, if you contribute between April 8 to April 12. Our recently launched GlobalGiving microproject BioStraw4Planet is the perfect option to support during this campaign.
A documentary on the Polarquest2018 expedition is being broadcast on French television station Ushuaïa TV. Find out more about the production, and when you can tune in!
We were thrilled to receive a number of wonderful accolades from GlobalGiving this past week. These reflect the support of our donors in 2018, making them not only our awards – but yours!
This summer, Polarquest ventured high above the Arctic Circle to take the world’s northern-most samples of microplastics. Though the mission was a fantastic success for science, the crew still needs your help!
An Italian delegation, including Polarquest2018 members, visited St Petersburg (Russia) upon the invitation of the icebreaker Krassin Museum, within the Cultural Forum 2018.
Il giorno 27 novembre 2018, presso la sede della Società Geografica Italiana in Roma si terrà un evento di presentazione dei primi risultati scientifici raccolti dalla spedizione internazionale di ricerca e comunicazione scientifica “Polarquest 2018”. Particolare rilievo sarà dato al resoconto di attività di ricerca e comunicazione che abbiano rivestito valenza geografica.
On 10 November, the voyage of Airship ITALIA was commemorated at “Ritorno al Polo Nord” in La Spezia (Italy). The event featured talks by Italian and international researchers and historians, including Polarquest’s project leader Paola Catapano and geographer Gianluca Casagrande.
College Voltaire students took part in a recent TPE TM event at CERN, giving a presentation on their work with Polarquest.
“82°07 North” first opened at CERN last month, and will continue to tour around Europe throughout the year. Look forward to announcements of new exhibition dates. But – if you cannot catch it in person – explore the photographs in this virtual gallery!
The Polarquest2018 team is launching a series of events today at CERN, aiming to engage people in their extraordinary expedition and describe their scientific accomplishments.
The Polish Polar research station in Hornsund, in the Southern corner of Spitsbergen island, is located in a stunning bay surrounded by a beautiful mountain circle coated in the intense green of the summer moss and arctic flowers, and abrupt glaciers in the background.