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SGHT Seeks Museum Curator

As part of its management of the South Georgia Museum, SGHT is seeking a qualified Museum Curator to manage a unique and extensive collection of artefacts in the museum. Whilst at South Georgia during the Antarctic Season, the Curator will look after the collection held in the South Georgia Museum […]

Follow the South Georgia Archaeological Project – #SGArchExpedition – news from the field.

The South Georgia Archaeological Project is now underway! See the project page here. Follow the team’s progress with the hash tag #SGArchExpedition   Twitter: @SG_Archaeology , @ucamarchaeology  , @SAERI_FI , @GovSGSSI , @NatGeo ,  @FOSGI_News @SGHTcharitysite  @IridiumComm , @DanMERCAIR , (hash tags #iridium, #iridiumNEXT) The Satellite trackers are RockSTARs by Rock7 : @r7satellite […]

New SGHT Chair appointed

At the SGHT AGM in London on 28th February 2019 we said farewell to Philippa Foster Back CBE, who retired from the Board after chairing the Trust since 2016. During Philippa’s Chairmanship the island of South Georgia was officially declared free of rodents. This announcement followed Phase 4 of our […]

Follow #AlbatrossStories in 2019

You can follow four beautiful species of #Albatross, from #egg to #fledge in 2019 using the hashtag  #AlbatrossStories on: Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Albytaskforce Twitter https://twitter.com/AlbyTaskForce Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/albatross_stories/ or on the new blog https://community.rspb.org.uk/getinvolved/b/albatross-stories Image: Oli Prince

Weddell Sea expedition looks for Shackleton’s lost ship

BBC Inside Science (https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m00025cq) features the Weddell Sea Expedition (https://weddellseaexpedition.org/expedition-blog/) and it’s search for Shackleton’s lost ship Endurance (21min 20s into the programme) Prof. Julian Dowdeswell talks about the expedition, on a ship to shore line, giving an excellent recount of the epic journey Shackleton and his men embarked on […]