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PolarPride2021Happy Polar Pride Day 2021!

We are excited to celebrate the wonderful diversity of polar research with you today.

The first ever Polar Pride was celebrated last year, with 49 countries participating. An offshoot of the International Day of LGBTQ+ people in STEM, Polar Pride celebrates LGBTQ+ Polar researchers.

Polar Pride is part of a wider programme of work to promote diversity in polar science. Work in this space includes Pride in Polar ResearchAccessibilityiIn Polar Research and Polar Impact

Read more about the UK Diversity in Polar Science Initiative here:

How are you celebrating today? Follow our Polar Pride Twitter thread and get in touch with us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to share your images, suggestions and stories with us.