Category: Featured News

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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 […]

Humpback whales on recovery path

Dr Jennifer Jackson of BAS is featured in this BBC article on the new study she has co-authored which suggests the humpbacks are back close to where they were. They now seem to be just short of 25,000 individuals in the southwest Atlantic – more than 90% of the pre-exploitation […]

SGHT Trustee and CEO both awarded an MBE

SGHT Trustee Jan Cheek and SGHT CEO Alison Neil have both been awarded with an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Congratulations to them both! Some news coverage links are given below: Former Falklands lawmaker, Jan Cheek awarded the MBE Queens Birthday Honours 2019: The Tayside and Fife citizens being recognised