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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Generous support for our South Georgia Museum Curator

September 4, 2019
We are delighted to announce that two new donors have moved us closer to fully funding our curator post for...
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Sarah Lurcock appears on AntArctic Stories podcast

August 19, 2019
  We are delighted to share links to Sarah Lurcock's appearance on the latest AntArctic Stories podcast. Sarah is our...
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South Georgia Archaeological Expedition 2019: collection of news from the field

March 29, 2019
The South Georgia Archaeological Project (SGAP) was developed by the South Georgia Heritage Trust and the first expedition was completed...
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Follow the South Georgia Archaeological Project – #SGArchExpedition – news from the field.

March 1, 2019
The South Georgia Archaeological Project is now underway! See the project page here. Follow the team's progress with the hash...
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Weddell Sea expedition looks for Shackleton’s lost ship

January 26, 2019
BBC Inside Science ( features the Weddell Sea Expedition ( and it's search for Shackleton's lost ship Endurance (21min 20s...
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Knit and Natter penguins reach Antarctica

January 12, 2019
We first reported on these wonderful penguins last June. They were made by the Scottish Knit and Natter group and...
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Polar Latitudes is helping to raise funds for environment and heritage projects on South Georgia this season!

December 1, 2018
We are delighted to announce that we will be working with the staff and passengers of Polar Latitudes again this...
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Albatros Expeditions support SGHT South Georgia projects

October 30, 2018
We are delighted to announce that Albatros Expeditions has been hosting a series of auctions to raise funds for SGHT...
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