‘Astonishing’ blue whale numbers at South Georgia

Scientists say they have seen a remarkable collection of blue whales in the coastal waters around the UK sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia. Read the full article here or click on the image above.

The project leader, Dr Jennifer Jackson from BAS, talked to the BBC Radio Today programme about these signs of Blue Whale recovery and why South Georgia is such an important place for them. Listen here (about 49 mins): https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m000fgmt

Thanks to your donations SGHT and FOSGI are helping to support the work of British Antarctic Survey (BAS), which is carrying out this world-leading research into species that feed in South Georgia waters, such as the Southern Right Whale, Humpback Whale and Blue Whale.