"It ain't necessarily
so": South Georgia Loose Ends (January
Misapprehensions surrounding Shackleton's legacy put right by Michael
Frank Wild's Polar Medals
Historian and writer Glenn M. Stein studies the Polar medals awarded
to this heroic explorer.
An Episode of Legal History
Another amusing tale from Michael Gilkes about life on South Georgia
in the 1940s.
Paul Rodhouse: Science and Art
BAS scientist describes how he combines his passion for painting with his work.
An Honest Man (Jan.
Michael Gilkes, veteran of the South Atlantic, remembers a poignant
Fur Seals (Jan.
Leith Harbour in the 1940s: Michael Gilkes' fond memories of the fur
The Oates Museum (Jan.
The museum dedicated to the memory of Captain
Oates and its ambitious development plans.
Norway's Forgotten Polar
Explorer Rediscovered (Jan. 2008)
Carsten Borchgrevink's legacy and the
Antarctic Heritage Trust's campaign to raise awareness of Norway's historic
Captain Francis Crozier (Jan.
Well-known polar biographer Michael Smith brings us another legendary
tale from the golden age of polar exploration.
Antarctic Neighbours (Oct.
Michael Warr, former BAS meteorologist, recalls his experience of living
on Deception Island.
Adélie Penguins -
Penguins - Rockhopper
and Macaroni Penguins (Ap./July
Photographs taken by Paul Acke during a visit to South Georgia.
Norwegian Antarctic Research Station
Formerly a summer station, Troll will now be in operation year round.
Peers Call on UK Government to Preserve
Scott's and Shackleton's Antarctic Huts (Jan.
An update on the efforts to save our Antarctic heritage.
Sir James Wordie (Oct.
Michael Smith's research into the life of the Endurance Expedition's
Shackleton's First Sledge
Journey (July 2004)
David Yelverton makes an important historical finding in
this account of Shackleton, Wilson and Ferrar's journey, part of the
Conservation of Historic Antarctic
Huts (April 2004)
A report on the efforts of the Antarctic Heritage Trust to save expedition
Music Inspired by Antarctica (Aug. 2003)
An impressive school project to compose and perform music dedicated
Arts in Antarctica (Feb.
A personal review of the stunning DVD Sinfonia Antarctica.
South Georgia on my Mind
David Clammer's visit to the end of the world.
Captain Oates (Dec.
Michael Smith sheds new light on the life of the 'very gallant gentleman'
who perished on the South Pole expedition in 1912.
Surviving the Polar Regions
Experiences of filming in the Antarctic by Natural History New Zealand
Tom Crean - Unsung Hero
Michael Smith recognizes Tom Crean's contribution to Antarctic exploration.