Category: Featured News

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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

SGHT Seeks Fundraising Assistant, South Georgia.

Do you have a passion for wildlife conservation and/or heritage? Can you inspire others to support this work? We are looking for a confident public speaker with meticulous organizational skills to work in one of most beautiful and remote places on earth. The South Georgia Heritage Trust (SGHT) is seeking […]

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 Twitter Instagram: or on the new blog Image: Oli Prince

Weddell Sea expedition looks for Shackleton’s lost ship

BBC Inside Science ( features the Weddell Sea Expedition ( 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 […]