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1st August Celebrating Marine Protected Area Day – South Africa : Prince Edward Islands

The 1st of August 2021 represents Africa’s first ever Marine Protected Area Day. “A Marine...

Marion Island Newsletter – June 2021 edition now available

In this edition: Meet the 78th Marion Island Overwintering Team (2021 - 2022) New killer whale...

The Mouse-Free Marion Project

Marion Island (29 000 hectares) and Prince Edward (4500 hectares), collectively known as the...

SCAR Life Sciences Involvement in SO Decade and COP26

  Life Sciences members, "SCAR is involved with several programs for which we would like your...

Celebrating International Day of the Seafarer 2021

  On the 25th June, we celebrate International Day of the Seafarer and recognise the...

2021 Midwinter Greetings from – SANAE 60, Marion 78, Gough 66

MidWinter greetings to all South Africans involved in the South African National Antarctic...

Celebrating World Albatross Day 2021

World Albatross Day 2021 is finally here! In May 2019, The Agreement of Conservation of...

South African Youth Day – Celebrating our SANAP Students

Today 16 June 2021 on South African Youth Day we congratulate the students within SANAP community...

World Oceans Day 2021 – Together for a Sustainable Future

United Nations World Oceans Day, is celebrated every year on the 8th June and this day serves as a...

SANAP celebrates World Environment Day 2021

World Environment Day 2021 will see the launch of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration: “TEN...
The Mouse-Free Marion Project

The Mouse-Free Marion Project

Marion Island (29 000 hectares) and Prince Edward (4500 hectares), collectively known as the Prince Edward Islands (PEIs) were annexed by South Africa in December 1947 and January 1948,...

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Celebrating World Albatross Day 2021

World Albatross Day 2021 is finally here! In May 2019, The Agreement of Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels (ACAP) Advisory Committee stated that a conservation crisis is faced by 31 listed...

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Celebrating World Albatross Day 2021

World Albatross Day 2021 is finally here! In May 2019, The Agreement of Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels (ACAP) Advisory Committee stated that a conservation crisis is faced by 31 listed species of seabirds. Thousands of petrels, shearwaters and albatrosses are...

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Marion 77th Overwintering Team Photo

Back (L-R): Aphiwe Dyum (Communication Technician), Yinhla Shihlomole (Sealer), Khuliso Maphaha (Assistant Meteorologist), Philani Ngcobo (Assistant Meteorologist), Tom Hartwell (Plimsoll Cameraman) Middle[L-R]: Thando Cebekhulu (Birder), Pethokuhle Hlongwane (Base...

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World Migratory Bird Day 2021

“Sing, Fly, Soar - Like a bird!” That is the 2021 theme for World Migratory Bird Day, observed on the 8th May and on the 10th October (International Migratory Bird Day). This theme highlights the phenomena of the “bird song” and “bird flight” which inspires people to...

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