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People: Home
IPY & People: Summary

Information for everyone:
Related IPY Projects
IPY projects that involve people in both the Arctic and Antarctica.
Meet The Participants
Profiles of researchers, community members, and other IPY participants. Several are happy to be contacted.
Links and Resources
Links to organisations with content about People and the Polar Regions.
About International Polar Days
Learn about past and future Polar Days.

Information for educators:
FLYERS: Local & Global Discussion
Download a flyer in your language!!
Connecting Communities, Pole to Pole Students around the world consider life in the Arctic and elsewhere.
LIVE Radio Events
Join IPY on radio around the world, live!
Launch a Virtual Balloon
Add your balloon to a map of people marking International Polar Day.

Press resources:
Press releases and images
Press releases and images for downloading.

People Day: Links and Resources

Links and resources for general interest and educators around the theme of People and the Polar Regions. Please send other suggestions to Rhian Salmon (

imageJanus and Manumina, young masters’ students from Ilisimatusarfik, University of Greenland

IPY Projects Related to People
This page lists 30 major IPY projects that are related to People in the Polar regions.

International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences
ICASS VI occurred in Nuuk, Greenland 22 - 26 August, 2008. The theme was “Arctic Social Sciences: Prospects for the International Polar Year 2007-2008 Era and Beyond”. The Conference website provides excellent links to abstracts and a solid overview of the breadth of social science and humanities research in IPY.

Arctic Portal
hosts a wide range of resources and projects about the Arctic, including
Arctic Council
Association of Polar Early Career Scientists
International Centre for Reindeer Husbandry