SGA Online Talk – The Shackleton Crossing, by a Repeat Offender

NB 1930 start time is BST, ie 1830 UTC/GMT Since taking part in the IMAX film ‘Shackleton’s Antarctic Adventure’ in 2000, Stephen Venables has followed Shackleton’s route from King Haakon Bay to Stromness no less than four times, with a fifth crossing scheduled for 2022. He will describe the route and some of the peaks …

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South Georgia Heritage / UK Antarctic Heritage Trust Auction

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This is your chance to help raise funds for conservation work in South Georgia and Antarctica, by making a bid for a bargain! Auction lots include a very special Antarctic Cruise, behind-the-scenes tours, original artworks, signed memorabilia and much more.

Devon and Cornwall Polar Society – “QUEST 100”

Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Plymouth Millbay, Plymouth

On Friday, 24 September 2021 Devon & Cornwall Polar Society are planning a one day event in Plymouth to commemorate the centenary of the sailing of Quest from Millbay Dock at the start of the Shackleton - Rowett Expedition. There will be a selection of talks, films and displays and lunch taking up the full …

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SGA Online Talk – Saving Ocean Wanderers, with Yasuko Suzuki and Steph Prince

Despite protections being put in place to stop albatrosses and other seabirds being accidentally killed in South Georgia waters in the early 2000’s, albatross populations continue to decline to this day. Since 2004 BirdLife International have been working to reduce albatross bycatch on the High Seas, where less protection for seabirds has been in place. …

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Deadline: GSGSSI Consultation on ‘Protect, Sustain, Inspire’

The Government of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands recently published their strategy document 'Protect, Sustain, Inspire', which is intended to guide their management of the territory over the next five years. They are asking for our input into how success will be measured. More details HERE.

SGA Online Talk – Whaling from South Georgia

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We are hosting another online talk on Thursday 24 February 2022. Whaling from South Georgia Presented by John Alexander and hosted by Dr Martin Collins A talk by a man who was there, illustrated with his own photographs. John Alexander was an electrician with Christian Salvesen arriving at Leith Harbour in September 1954 and overwintering.  He returned …

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SGA Online Talk – South Georgia Then and Now (1982-2022)

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South Georgia Association online event to mark the 40th anniversary of the end of the Argentine occupation of South Georgia in 1982 Recollections of life at King Edward Point by people who were there at the time of the invasion in 1982, when the military garrison was replaced by the applied fisheries research laboratory in …

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CANCELLED: SGA Spring Meeting 2022

The South Georgia Association regrets that we have had to cancel the proposed Spring Meeting on HQS Wellington in London on 6 May 2022. More HERE.

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