Even penguins have joined the high tech world of the Internet! The world of the web now enables conservationists to log on to a website to receive messages from 17 rockhopper penguins dotted all over the South West Atlantic up to two-thousand miles into their annual winter migration foraging at sea. After several months at sea, they are now returning to the Falkland Islands to go ashore for the summer breeding season.
The four young Argentine politicians who begin a weeklong visit to the islands later this week say they look forward to meeting as many islanders as we can, exchanging views with them and getting a first hand impression about life on the islands these days.
THE GELREDOME - A REVOLUTIONARY FOOTBALL STADIUM.by Patrick Watts in Holland.The undoubted success of the EURO 2000 Football Championships, which was staged jointly in Belgium and Holland, has brought re-newed Nederlands interest in watching domestic soccer.
Having been subjected to months of media and Internet hype about a film which had been secretly shot in the Falkland Islands I had decided long ago that it sounded like the sort of thing I was going to hate if I ever got round to seeing it. Such a view was largely based on the fact that as a journalist and a researcher working on the subject of the Falkland Islands this media and Internet craze had mostly boiled down to getting crack of dawn phone calls from press colleagues wanting to get your views on a matter about which they generally confessed to knowing next to nothing