Category: Featured News

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Auction is now live! – Antarctica and South Georgia Charity Auction 20th August to 3rd September

The South Georgia Heritage Trust and the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust warmly invite you to our online charity auction, to raise funds towards our conservation programmes in Antarctica and South Georgia. Browse all of the auction lots on offer here and place bids between 20th August and 3rd September: https://www.jumblebee.co.uk/antarcticasouthgeorgiaauction […]

Archaeology Fieldwork on South Georgia: Talk 20th May 2021 7:30pm UK Time

Together with the South Georgia Association we are delighted to present Dr. Marcus Brittain from the University of Cambridge Archaeological Unit, and historian Bob Burton. Register on the Eventbright Page Dr. Marcus Brittain tells us about the 2019 SGHT South Georgia Archaeological Expedition and how they investigated some of the historic sealing sites on the island. […]

Artistic Commission Winner Announced

SGHT has just unveiled a new artistic commission to shine a light on the story of humankind and the resurgence of the wildlife of South Georgia. Watch our live Press Launch here. The winning artist is Scottish sculptor Michael Visocchi, with his work called ‘Commensalis – the Spirit Tables of […]

Humpback whales return to South Georgia

From bas.ac.uk/media-post/humpback-whales-return-to-south-georgia/ “A new study shows the welcome return of humpback whales to the waters around the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia after a century of commercial whaling decimated their populations. The study is published in the journal Endangered Species Research this week (Thursday 5 November) and is good news […]