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“Pain forms  the Character: Doc Bester, Cat hunters & Sealers” compiled and edited by Nico de Bruyn & Chris Oosthuizen and the third book to published by the Antarctic Legacy of South Africa is a journey through decades of extraordinary sub -Antarctic wilderness adventure. Through first-hand accounts, it captures the nostalgia, blood, sweat and tears […]

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It was great to read in a recent article in the Daily Maverick, by Kristin Engel (published on 31 October 2023) that Honorable Minister Barbara Creecy has some of our publications on her reading list. ALSA will ensure that she receives new publications as they are published (by ALSA).  Barbara Creecy is the Minister of […]

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This past Sunday, the Antarctic Legacy of South Africa(ALSA) celebrated World Heritage Day but on the same day, a fire started on Table Mountain and spread towards the University of Cape Town(UCT). Several buildings were damaged and a devasting loss is that of some of the special collections of UCT Libraries. “This is indeed a […]