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Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Main government department responsible for overseeing the British Overseas Terratories (inc. South Georgia). You can find out more about their policy and environmental statements from their website.

British Antarctic Survey: British Antarctic Survey, who operate two research stations on South Georgia, and have a long history and involvement with the Island. Their help and assistance has been invaluable in bringing about this site.

South Georgia Association: UK based interest group.

Scott Polar Research Institute

Falklands Islands Government

Falkland Islands News Network: For the latest from Port Stanley

International Polar Heritage Committee: The International Polar Heritage Committee (IPHC) is a resource of information on matters related to the human heritage of Arctic and Antarctic regions.


IAATO: International Association of Antarctic Travel Operators. A member organization founded in 1991 to advocate, promote and practice safe and environmentally responsible private-sector travel to the Antarctic.

Golden Fleece Expeditions Cruises: Discover the Falklands, Antarctic and South Georgia on board the vessels Golden Fleece and Hans Hansson. http://

Oceanwide Expeditions: Oceanwide Expeditions is a Dutch vessel operator, organizing voyages that make it possible for passengers to enjoy the scenery and nature above and underwater in the world’s most unique areas.

Zegrahm Expeditions: Cruise expedition company

Antarctic Connection: All things Antarctic

Pelagic Expedition and Adventure Charters

Lindblad Expeditions: Offering expedition cruising to South Georgia and Antarctica.

Orient Lines: Cruise Expeditions to Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falklands on the Marco Polo


National Oceanography Centre, University of Southampton.

The South Georgia Geographic Information System: The South Georgia Geographic Information System (SGGIS) enables researchers and the public to see the islands' environmental landscape in a completely new way and will help to manage and protect the abundant wildlife that lives there, such as the wandering albatross.

South Georgia Cetacean Sighting: A South Georgia Cetacean Sightings (1991-2011) map can now be viewed on the SGHT site.

South Georgia Surveys: South Georgia Surveys is an independent research organisation that works to protect native wildlife and habitats at South Georgia and the Falkland Islands through annual surveys of seabirds, vegetation and non-native species, and by carrying rat eradication operations.

Falklands Island Conservation: Falklands Island Conservation - This superb group are really dedicated to preserving the environment in the Falklands, as well as providing useful expertise and support towards conservation on South Georgia.

British Geological Survey

Geographical Magazine

Royal Scottish Geographical Society

Sea Mammal Research Unit: Originally located with BAS in Cambridge - now located in St Andrews.

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

French National Sea Experience Center: Entirely dedicated to the relationship between Mankind and the Sea.

The Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory (POL)

The Centre for Remote Environments: The Centre for Remote Environment (CRE) is a research and consultancy group based within the College of Art, Science and Engineering at the University of Dundee and encompasses Project Atlantis, a group based in Dundee created to provide environmental educational resources through digital media.


The South Georgia Heritage Trust: The South Georgia Heritage Trust promotes for the public benefit, the conservation and protection of the physical and natural environment and surrounding waters of South Georgia - and advances the education of the public in the island's historical heritage.

The Cemeteries of South Georgia: A site developed by Pat Lurcock - Marine Officer at Grytviken, detailing the various sites on the Island.

Antarctic Heritage Trust: Antarctic Heritage Trust - Heritage Antarctica is a coalition of national Antarctic Heritage Trusts

James Caird Society: One of the best groups involved with "all things Shackleton". Their site is a mine of useful information and great links.

Discovery Point: Museum and Education Resource built around the RRS Discovery.


The Discovery Investigations were a series of British funded, scientific studies taking place in and around the Antarctic Southern Ocean. This website is an archive of over 1800 photographs taken during this time.

South Georgia Publications Database: A South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands publications database website has been developed by the Centre for Remote Environments.

Wildlife Photographer - Kevin Schafer

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