SGHT NEWS

Artistic Commission Winner Announced

November 18, 2020
SGHT has just unveiled a new artistic commission to shine a light on the story of humankind and the resurgence...
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Humpback whales return to South Georgia

November 8, 2020
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...
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South Georgia Museum New Website

October 26, 2020
The South Georgia Museum has upgraded its website. Read more about the site and the museum here or click on...
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Museums in the Extreme Event

October 8, 2020
On 8th October we enjoyed a unique evening exploring the challenges of caring for Britain's polar heritage in South Georgia...
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Record-breaking Southern Right Whale intrigues scientists.

October 7, 2020
A tag deployed in South Georgia on a Southern Right Whale has broken the record for the longest lived tag...
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Sir David Attenborough speaks in the latest GSGSSI visitor film about the recovery of South Georgia’s wildlife

September 2, 2020
The Government of South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands (GSGSSI) has launched a new visitor film, narrated by Sir...
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Majestic: SGHT & FOSGI August 2020 Newsletter now available

August 26, 2020
We are delighted to bring you our latest newsletter, telling you about our ongoing conservation work that your support makes...
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“It was a different end to the season than anticipated…” March 2020 SG Museum blog

April 10, 2020
"It was a different end to the season than anticipated..." The March 2020 South Georgia Museum blog is now up...
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Message from our patron HRH The Princess Royal

March 30, 2020
To our South Georgia friends and supporters - we hope that you are all safe and well. We would like...
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New exhibition space at Sandefjord Whaling Museum

March 3, 2020
Our friends at the Whaling Museum in Sandefjord, Norway (Hvalfangstmuseet Sandefjord) opened a new exhibition space on 27 February 2020....
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‘Astonishing’ blue whale numbers at South Georgia

February 20, 2020
Scientists say they have seen a remarkable collection of blue whales in the coastal waters around the UK sub-Antarctic island...
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Blog: South Georgia whale expedition in full swing!

January 25, 2020
BAS biologist Dr Jennifer Jackson shares updates from the South Georgia southern right whale expedition currently in progress in the...
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Quark Expeditions passengers continue to raise generous sums to support the rodent detection programme 

December 1, 2019
Since the great success of the Habitat Restoration Project, many partners are working hand in hand to ensure rodents never...
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South Georgia featured on David Attenborough’s new BBC series

October 28, 2019
The first episode of David Attenborough's new BBC series "Seven Words One planet" featured moving stories of the amazing wildlife...
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Humpback whales on recovery path

October 20, 2019
Dr Jennifer Jackson of BAS is featured in this BBC article on the new study she has co-authored which suggests...
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