SGA Talk – The A68 Iceberg at South Georgia

Laura Gerrish and Sally Thorpe from the British Antarctic Survey tell us about the massive iceberg A68A that recently approached South Georgia, and the work being undertaken to study it, and its possible impacts on the island.

Gilbert White Shackleton Talk Online by John Dudeney

"This talk provides a new historical perspective on Sir Ernest Shackleton’s amazing adventure in the Weddell Sea – of brave hopes, hopes dashed, shipwreck and castaway, and ultimate survival. But in doing so, it will draw on previously unknown information from a century ago held in the UK National Archives which was recently uncovered by …

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£5.00

Wild Water Whales – Online Talk

Online - the Comfort of Your Own Home

An online presentation introduced by Jen Jackson of the British Antarctic Survey.

Free

SGA Annual General Meeting

Online - the Comfort of Your Own Home

The South Georgia Association will hold this year's AGM online using Zoom on 7 May. We were unable to hold an AGM last year so this online one will cover the past two years. We will also be presenting (virtually) a Morag Husband Campbell Medal to a deserving recipient who has been making a significant …

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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

Online - the Comfort of Your Own Home

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.

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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Free

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.

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