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World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

World Day for Audiovisual Heritage is an UNESCO International Day, celebrated annually on the 27th of October. Antarctic Legacy of South Africa is committed to building a comprehensive (open access) archive that includes the archiving of audiovisual material gathered through the South African National Antarctic Programme. The videos and interviews on the ALSA archive give […]

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Heritage Day 2022

24 September 2022, is National Heritage day in South Africa and we are celebrating South Africa’s rich polar heritage. Slide through the images below to learn more about: the vessels that have traveled down south, via the Port of Cape Town (as early as 1739); the South African stations on Antarctica, Marion Island and Gough […]

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Dr Mari√ętte Wheeler, who has overwintered twice on Marion Island as an ornithological field assistant, organised an Earth Day 2022 event at Protea Heights Academy (PHA), where she currently teaches Life and Marine Sciences. The event was focused on creating Ocean Awareness among the learners and teachers. ALSA was invited to attend and exhibit at […]