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Humpback whales return to South Georgia

From “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 […]

Museums in the Extreme Event

On 8th October we enjoyed a unique evening exploring the challenges of caring for Britain’s polar heritage in South Georgia and Antarctica. Four experts in polar heritage and conservation from the South Georgia Heritage Trust and the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust shared their insights and experiences in caring for this […]

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 […]