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. […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
A talk at The BMS University of Cambridge Chemistry Lecture Theatre in Cambridge on the discovery of the wreck of Shackleton's 'Endurance' under the Weddell Sea. Introduced by Donald Lamont, Chairman of the Falklands Maritime Heritage Trust, which organised and funded the Endurance22 expedition, there will be presentations from the leaders of the expedition, and […]
The South Georgia Association are pleased to announce a live, in-person, Spring Meeting and Annual General Meeting at the Royal Over-Seas League in London on 28 April. Members are welcome to bring guests. Non-members may attend, but not vote in AGM proceedings. Tickets for the evening, including the reception, cost £30.00 per person. More Details […]
The South Georgia Heritage Trust (SGHT) and UK Antarctic Heritage Trust (UKAHT) are working together to bring you a fabulous Online Charity Auction to raise funds towards their conservation programmes in South Georgia and Antarctica. They will have a wonderful selection of unique experiences and exclusive lots on offer, from very special adventurous cruises to […]
The South Georgia Heritage Trust (SGHT) and UK Antarctic Heritage Trust (UKAHT) invite you to join them on Friday 7 July for their webinar Southern Ocean Stories: The Orca's Tale. Discover the life of Orcas living in the Southern Ocean. Two whale researchers will describe their work with Orca in South Georgia and Antarctic waters. […]
Please join the South Georgia Heritage Trust (SGHT) for an event at All Hallows by the Tower in London (the oldest church in the City of London AD675) to mark the safe return of Sir Ernest Shackleton's Quest crow's nest. After tens of thousands of miles travelled, and featuring in exhibitions in Athy, Ireland and […]