ScienceDirect (*) site has published a most interesting study on fishing trends, particularly on the Illex Argentines in the Southwest Atlantic, based on squid catches calculated from daily logbooks recorded by the Taiwanese squid-jigging vessels from 1998 to 2018 across the open sea east of Argentina and north of the exclusive economic zones of the Falkland Islands in the Southwest Atlantic, which was a quality-controlled compilation of regional fisheries data.
Disgruntled Chinese football fans, blaming Argentine top star Lionel Messi, are now advocating that the Falklands are British, --certainly not Argentine--.Messi failed to play in an exhibition match in Hong Kong, for which the Chinese public paid a considerable sum, and furious frustrated fans are calling the captain of the Argentine World Cup winner a thief and contradicting Beijing's official stance that the Malvinas are a relic of British colonialism and that the Islands belong to Argentina.
Falkland Islands oil exploring company, Borders & Southern Petroleum plc announced that Howard Obee has informed the Board that he intends to stand down as Chief Executive Officer.
The Falkland Islands Natural Resources Department has announced that on Monday 12 February 2024 swabs that were taken from a dead hawk found on Stanley Common were tested and returned positive for HPAI.
With the purpose of building on the conversations and strengthening the relationship between the Falkland Islands and Wales, a multi-party delegation of four members from the Sennedd Cymru (Welsh Parliament) visited the Islands for seven days, James Evans MS, Laura Anne Jones MS, Alun Davies MS, and Jack Sargent MS, accompanied by the Falklands Government Representative in London, Richard Hyslop.
Falkland Islands residents have been made aware of the predicted strong gusting winds that are forecast for 12/13 February, and the possible damage to their residences.
The European Union Copernicus Sentinel-3 mission back in November 2023 documented a vast algae bloom around the Falkland Islands, highlighting the interplay with oceanic currents, points out a report from SciTechDaily.
The UK Antarctic Heritage Trust is recalling that on 11 February, the flagship site Port Lockroy celebrated its 80th birthday, and that over the coming weeks the Trust has further celebration plans. Particularly on Wednesday 21 February 2024 to enjoy the story of Operation Tabarin: From Secret Mission to Penguin Post Office, the first in the third season of online talks, Antarctica In Sight: Live!
The Falkland Islands Government, working closely with Falklands Conservation, South Atlantic Environmental Research Institution (SAERI), British Antarctic Survey (BAS), UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (UKCEH) and the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), are delighted to see the installation of the first two of four Carbon flux towers.
Britain remains fully confident in the security of the Falkland Islands and in the capability to defend them underlined a release from the Ministry of Defense, in response to a report in the London media claiming it only relies in a small Royal Navy patrol vessel and four RAF Typhoons to protect the South Atlantic archipelago.