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Shackleton Centenary Online Art Auction

Painting: “The Crossing of South Georgia – by Endurance, Faith and Providence” In honour of Shackleton, Worsley and Crean’s famous traverse of South Georgia, artist Michael J. Skidmore has generously offered the South Georgia Heritage Trust (SGHT) this wonderful painting for auction. Proceeds will support SGHT’s important conservation work on […]

Reclaiming South Georgia – Review in British Birds Magazine

Tony Martin’s book “Reclaiming South Georgia: the defeat of furry invaders on a sub-Antartctic island” is reviewed by Martin Heubeck in British Birds magazine September 2016. Tony’s book tells the story of the Habitat Restoration project which aimed to eradicate rodents from the island. Click here for the pdf version […]

All of the rodent-infested areas of South Georgia treated.

After three seasons of baiting in 2011, 2013 and 2015 South Georgia Pest Control has treated all of the rodent-infested areas of South Georgia. That means that South Georgia could in theory be entirely rodent-free for the first time in two centuries. Since 2015 cruise ship passengers and staff have […]

These pipit chicks are alive thanks to you!

Discovery of pipit chicks announced as final phase of world’s largest rat eradication project gets underway. Click here for PRESS RELEASE (pdf document – January 2015) (Photo of pipit nest courtesy South Georgia Newsletter, January 2015 ) This photo, taken in January 2015, shows the first South Georgia Pipit nest discovered in […]