South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands

South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands is a British Overseas Territory in the southern Atlantic Ocean.  Stunningly beautiful and rugged, this island wildlife sanctuary, once visited, is not easily forgotten. Its snow covered peaks, blue glacier ice and emerald green bays are breathtaking sights.

It is a real “oasis” in the stormy southern oceans and is home to amazing wildlife like penguins, albatrosses, seals, whales and petrels.

LATEST NEWS      (News Archive)

Marine Protected Area 5-Year Review Science Symposium

We are pleased to announce that we will be holding a 2-day Science Symposium on the 13th and 14th June 2023 as part of the 5-year review of our Marine Protected Area. The symposium will be available to view via webinar and provides a great opportunity to learn more about the research and monitoring that underpins our evidence-based decision making. 
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Post Officer Recruitment

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the team for the 2023-24 austral summer as Post Officer, working at South Georgia, running one of the most southerly Post Offices in the world.
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Darwin Plus Main: Round 12

GSGSSI is proud to promote and encourage science that contributes to developing and upholding best-practice environmental management and that supports the active management and good governance of the Territory. We are therefore delighted by the announcement of the latest round of Darwin Initiative funding and welcome applications that will contribute to the broader aims of the Government.
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