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FALKLAND ISLANDS

FALKLAND ISLANDS NEWS AGENCIES

  • Penguin News: http://www.penguin-news.com
    The Falkland Islands weekly independent newspaper published every Friday

  • South Atlantic Remote Territories Media Association (SARTMA): http://sartma.com/
    News from the British Territories in the South Atlantic (Falkland Islands, South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands, St Helena, Ascension Island and Tristan da Cunha)

  • Falkland Islands Radio Service (FIRS): http://www.firs.co.fk/
    To listen to live radio broadcasts from the Falkland Islands

  • Mercopress/South Atlantic News Agency: http://en.mercopress.com/
    Covering the latest news in the Falkland and other South Atlantic Islands, Antarctica, Mercosur and other Latin American countries

UK ORGANISATIONS

  • Falkland Islands Memorial Chapel: http://www.falklands-chapel.org.uk
    Chapel at Pangbourne College built to commemorate the lives and sacrifices of all those who died in the South Atlantic in 1982

  • Friends of the Falkland Islands Museum and National Trust: http://fimafriends.com/
    A new organisation recently set up to support the work of the FIMNT.

  • Shackleton Scholarship Fund: http://www.shackletonfund.com
    The SSF provides annual scholarships for academic research and quality of life activities in the Falkland islands.

  • South Atlantic Medal Association (SAMA) 1982: http://www.sama82.org.uk
    Association for the almost 30,000 service men and women and civilians who took part in the campaign to liberate the Falkland Islands in 1982

  • FI Philatelic Study Group: http://www.fipsg.org.uk
    A special interest group for those interested in stamps relating to the Falkland Islands (and South Georgia and the British Antarctic Territory).  See also 'Stanley Post Office Philatelic Section' above under Falkland Islands.

SOUTH GEORGIA, THE SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS AND ANTARCTICA

  • South Georgia Association: http://www.southgeorgiaassociation.org
    Association to give a voice to those that care for the remote, unspoilt but environmentally vulnerable wilderness of South Georgia

  • South Georgia Heritage Trust: http://www.sght.org/
    Formed in 2005 to raise funds to continue to protect South Georgia's indigenous flora and fauna and to protect its historical heritage

  • James Caird Society: http://www.jamescairdsociety.com
    Institution to preserve the memory, honour the remarkable feats of discovery in the Antarctic and commend the outstanding qualities of leadership associated with the name of Sir Ernest Shackleton KCVO (1874-1922) especially the ill-fated but glorious Endurance expedition

  • British Antarctic Survey (BAS): http://www.antarctica.ac.uk
    Responsible for the UK's national scientific activities in Antarctica

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