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The Antarctic Legacy of South Africa is saddened that Chris de Weerdt, a friend, a colleague and team member has passed away at the age of 90. Chris de Weerdt’s legacy within the Antarctic Programme of South Africa will live on. Chris de Weerdt was one of the members on the first overwintering team on […]

International Celebration DayMarion IslandPhoto Gallery

World Penguin Day  is a celebratory and educative initiative that encourages people to learn more about penguins and their environment, how important they are to our ecosystems and the threats they face. Over the years many pictures were taken by Overwintering teams and take-over personnel, above at Marion Island Featured image taken at Antarctica

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A partnership between the NGO BirdLife South Africa, the South African Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment and the Mouse-Free Marion Non-Profit Company is working towards the eradication of introduced House Mice on Marion Island.  The Mouse-Free Marion Project is raising funds to eradicate the albatross-killing mice in the winter of 2023, as described […]