Issued on behalf of the South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands government, Pobjoy Mint has released a third coin to commemorate the Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. The coin has been produced in Cupro Nickel Diamond Finish and Proof Sterling Silver.Add your comment!
The British Forces South Atlantic Islands, BFSAI, stationed at Mount Pleasant Complex in the Falkland Islands, commemorated on Monday 25th April the 40th anniversary of the liberation of South Georgia.
In 1982, the island of South Georgia experienced the only armed conflict in its history. Forty years on, the Government of South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands (GSGSSI) commemorates the conflict and reflects on the progress of the island since the time of the Falkland Islands conflict.
On April 25/26 1982 British forces launched Operation Paraquet which enabled the recovery of South Georgia, the first UK victory and defeat for the occupying Argentine forces in the Falkland Islands and its dependency.
SGSSI has been featured in the New York Times as a shining example of world-leading conservation with measurable positive impact. Charting the visible return of biodiversity within the territory during the lifetime of those who have worked there, the article showcases the role humans have to play in improving the natural environment whilst still living and working in it, underlining how governments can be a force for positive change.
Argentina's Defense Minister Jorge Taiana Saturday said his country would “recover” the Malvinas/Falkland Islands “with support from the region.” He added that “without patriotism, there will be no recovery of the Malvinas.”
This week RRS Sir David Attenborough visited South Georgia arriving at the upgraded wharf for the first time at King Edward Point marking a new chapter for polar science
Following a highly competitive recruitment process, the Government of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, GSGSSI announced the appointment of Steve Winn as our new Director of Operations.
Argentina's Public Defender's Office set out a booklet with a list of recommendations for the adequate treatment by media of issues linked to the sovereignty dispute over the Falklands/Malvinas, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, and adjoining maritime spaces with the purpose of avoiding inaccuracies towards audiences.
An international team of scientists, including two from the University of Bath, has just arrived back from an expedition studying penguin colonies in the Falkland Islands, South Georgia, and Antarctic Peninsula, reports Phys-org.