Tag: pollution


  • Better late than never, or slightly cooled news from the front

    It’s been two months since – after four weeks of grappling with beach litter, bad weather and our own weaknesses – we reached the end of this year’s round of […]

  • P is for plastic

    One of our goals as the Foundation is to connect the world of science and ecology, while doing our bit to increase environmental awareness and promote environmentally friendly behaviours. In […]

  • Whatever it takes

    The issue of marine litter may be approached in a number of ways. The widest recognition is usually given to initiatives focusing on prevention, such as raising the awareness of […]

  • Not quite plain sailing

    A project is much like a baby. Before we got down to work, the idea seemed brilliant, the required amount of effort and commitment – reasonable, and the expected feeling […]

  • Destination: the Arctic

    If strolling along litter-strewn European beaches you ever console yourself with the thought of the far north – the last stronghold of wilderness, where beaches do not as yet look […]

  • What sprouted in a rotten cabin

    The idea to clean a stretch of Svalbard’s shoreline emerged one gloomy September afternoon in 2015, when – bored with excessive comfort of the Polish Polar Station Hornsund – we […]

  • Cleaning the Arctic, or Sørkapp Marine Litter Cleanup

    We are proud to announce that we have received 330,000 NOK from Svalbard Environmental Protection Fund for the realization of a project entitled Sørkapp Marine Litter Cleanup (Nr 18/70). Marine […]

  • Chemistry of snow cover and acidic snowfall during a season with a high level of air pollution on the Hans Glacier, Spitsbergen

    Polar Science (vol. 10, 2016, pp. 249-261) published an article by Adam Nawrot, Krzysztof Migała, Bartłomiej Luks, Paulina Pakszys and Piotr Głowacki, entitled “Chemistry of snow cover and acidic snowfall […]

  • Pan Stanisław, or school in space

    Project promoter: Gimnazjum No. 1 in Lębork Project coordinator: Anna Rzepa Partners: Space Research Centre, Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw; Space Research Centre, Polish Academy of Sciences (Poznań) in […]