Category: Featured News

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Artistic Commission Winner Announced

SGHT has just unveiled a new artistic commission to shine a light on the story of humankind and the resurgence of the wildlife of South Georgia. Watch our live Press Launch here. The winning artist is Scottish sculptor Michael Visocchi, with his work called ‘Commensalis – the Spirit Tables of […]

Humpback whales return to South Georgia

From “A new study shows the welcome return of humpback whales to the waters around the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia after a century of commercial whaling decimated their populations. The study is published in the journal Endangered Species Research this week (Thursday 5 November) and is good news […]

New exhibition space at Sandefjord Whaling Museum

Our friends at the Whaling Museum in Sandefjord, Norway (Hvalfangstmuseet Sandefjord) opened a new exhibition space on 27 February 2020. Several 1950s whaling photos taken by our friend John Alexander are featured in the museum including one transformed into a mural. One of the new displays will explore the Norwegian […]