SGHT NEWS

The Whale’s Tale: Southern Ocean Stories – view our event recording now on YouTube

March 4, 2021
Together with the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust we were delighted to present an online event on 3 March 2021, with...
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Island conservation: protecting global biodiversity

February 15, 2021
With speakers from the South Georgia Heritage Trust, ZSL and the RSPB. This event reveals how conservation science is put...
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Blue whale sightings off South Georgia raise hopes of recovery

November 19, 2020
Press reports Blue whale sightings off South Georgia raise hopes of recovery
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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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