Habitat Restoration - the Untold Stories

Thank you to everyone who joined us for this event, you can watch the recording here: Our Habitat Restoration Project was a huge undertaking and remains the world’s largest invasive successful rodent eradication project. Now that a few years have passed, Project Leader Tony Martin is ready to tell some of the lesser known stories…

Follow the journey of the Quest crow’s nest

Its official, the Quest crow’s nest has now left the UK shores aboard the MV Scout. On September 1922, Quest departed the UK, heading South on an Antarctic adventure under Sir Ernest Shackleton’s command. Following the death of Shackleton and a short expedition to the Weddell Sea, Quest returned to the UK in 1923. The…

South Georgia Educational Resources in latest Hanson Box

With your support, the South Georgia Heritage Trust (SGHT) has developed a range of new and exciting educational materials about South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands for inclusion in this year’s Hanson Box – an initiative by the Don Hanson Charitable Foundation which donates a box full of fun learning material, activities and lesson plans completely…

2022 SGHT Green Match Fund – Thank You!

Together you have helped us exceed our campaign target a day early, raising nearly double what we achieved last year! Thank you to each and every one of you. This is just the start of an ambitious multi-year project which will need significant funding going forward. A huge thank you again from everyone at SGHT!…

Endurance Found!

Amazing news and congratulations to all involved in Endurdance22. Truly a milestone in polar history. Read the press release here or by clicking on the image below. (Images © Falklands Maritime Heritage Trust / National Geographic):  

Robert (Bob) Burton

At SGHT we were greatly saddened to hear of the passing on 15 January 2022 of our dear friend and colleague Robert (Bob) Burton, one of South Georgia’s greatest ambassadors and advocates. Bob first visited South Georgia in 1964. As a scientist employed by BAS and FIDS during the 60’s and early 70’s he undertook…