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News from Antarctica

Interested in what's happening down at Princess Elisabeth? News from the field are posted here regularily to keep you updated about what's going on.

  • Grégory Janssens from the Mess Tent - © International Polar Foundation

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    Interview: Gregory Janssens (chef)

    After training at the Namur hotel school, Grégory Janssens began a career in advertising and marketing before returning to his first love: cooking. Aged 32, he is the father…

  • Jean Chalon beside the station - © International Polar Foundation

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    Interview: Jean Chalon (Schneider Electric)

    Jean Chalon, born in 1961, has been a project engineer working on automated industrial systems at Schneider Electric since 1984. A rock-climbing, mountaineering and mountain hiking enthusiast, Jean has worked with some…

  • Birgit Fremault (FEB) - © International Polar Foundation

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    Interview: Birgit Fremault (FEB)

    The International Polar Foundation is publishing a series of four interviews with some of the guests having attended the Princess Elisabeth Station's inauguration in Antarctica mid-February. How was it to…

  • Jérôme Sandron (Dexia) - © International Polar Foundation

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    Interview: Jérôme Sandron (Dexia)

    The International Polar Foundation is publishing a series of four interviews with some of the guests having attended the Princess Elisabeth Station's inauguration in Antarctica mid-February. How was it to…

  • Annick Van Overstraeten - © International Polar Foundation

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    Interview: Annick Van Overstraeten (Quick)

    The International Polar Foundation is publishing a series of 4 interviews with some of the guests having attended the Princess Elisabeth Station's inauguration in Antarctica mid-February. How was it to see…

  • Hélène Grandjean filming at the station's doorsteps - © International Polar Foundation

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    Interview: Hélène Grandjean (Laborelec)

    The International Polar Foundation is publishing a series of 4 interviews with some of the guests having attended the Princess Elisabeth Station's inauguration in Antarctica mid-February. How was it to see…

  • Ga - © International Polar Foundation

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    Interview with Gaëlle Hubert (cook)

    Gaëlle Hubert, one of Alain's daughters, is a Sociologist doing a PhD in European Studies in the Facultés universitaires Saint-Louis. Although her father has been doing…

  • Didier Goetghebuer - Copyright: Didier Goetghebuer - © International Polar Foundation

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    An Interview with Didier Goetghebeur

    Didier Goetghebeur is the director of a non-profit organisation (ICEDD) specialised in sustainable development and dedicated to promoting and realising projects that use energy, land and materials more sustainably. During…

  • Bernard Polet in Antarctica - © International Polar Foundation

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    An Interview with Bernard Polet

    Bernard Polet is a self-employed plumber. He spent four months working at Utsteinen on a variety of projects that included a wide variety of tasks, including erecting the wind turbines,…