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What does IPY stand for?

IPY stands for International Polar Year

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More than 60 percent of the scientists who signed the letter, released on the first day of the International Polar Year 2012 science conference in Montreal, are from one of the five Arctic coastal countries--Canada, the United States, Russia, Norway, and Greenland/Denmark.
The jewel m the crown has been Canada s role and investment in the recent (2007-2008) International Polar Year (IPY).
That year, my previous film, The Antarctica Challenge: A Global Warning, was selected to screen to delegates as it was the only film made that year reporting on International Polar Year studies in Antarctica making it a valuable educational tool for delegates deliberating on climate change.