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Conservation News

Antarctic Virtual Reality Announced

July 23, 2019/by Comms

Shackleton’s 111-year-old Beer Barrel

Antarctic Heritage Trust has returned a carefully reconstructed beer barrel to the Antarctic hut that…
January 11, 2019/by Comms

An Update from Port Lockroy

Trust Programme Manager Al Fastier joined the UKAHT Port Lockroy Conservation Team under the Trust’s partnership to share its conservation knowledge and expertise developed during the Ross Sea Heritage Restoration Project.
November 15, 2018/by Comms

Prime Minister Launches ‘Hillary’s Antarctica’

The Trust was honoured to have New Zealand Prime Minister Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern launch a new book, ‘Hillary’s Antarctica’, at an event in the New Zealand Parliament Grand Hall in late October.
November 1, 2018/by Comms

Conserving Stonington Stories

“Like seeing Antarctica for the first time” is how Lizzie Meek (Programme Manager – Artefacts) described her experience at Stonington Island on the Antarctic Peninsula.
July 4, 2018/by Comms

Raising the Roof

Antarctic Heritage Trust has finished the last major job of saving Sir Edmund Hillary’s hut at Scott…
March 27, 2018/by Comms

Stunning Stonington

The Trust is delighted to have our team assisting UKAHT on the Antarctic Peninsula as part of the new multi-year agreement.
March 26, 2018/by Comms

Final Touches go on Sir Ed’s Antarctic Hut

The Trust raised nearly a million dollars to save the hut, also known as the TAE/IGY Hut, which was built…
December 19, 2017/by Comms

Century-old Fruitcake

Antarctic Heritage Trust conservators found a 100 year old fruit cake among the artefacts from Cape…
August 10, 2017/by Comms

Dr Edward Wilson Watercolour

New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust has discovered an almost perfectly preserved 118 year old watercolour painting among penguin-excrement, dust and mould covered papers found in an historic hut at Cape Adare, Antarctica.
June 12, 2017/by Comms

Hillary’s Hut Wins Award

We are delighted to have won the International category of the 31st annual Dulux Colour Awards for Hillary's…
May 12, 2017/by Comms

Saving Hillary’s Hut

On Friday 20 January 2017 the residents of New Zealand's Scott Base celebrated the base’s 60 year anniversary…
March 19, 2017/by Comms

Ross Sea Party Photos

Our conservation specialists, working in expedition photographer Herbert Ponting's darkroom at Scott's…
January 15, 2016/by Comms

Prime Minister Launches Conservation Plan

Today, New Zealand Prime Minister Rt Hon John Key has launched the Antarctic Heritage Trust’s Conservation…
March 17, 2015/by Comms

Hillary Tractor Secured in Public Private Partnership

A Ferguson tractor, used by Sir Edmund Hillary’s party at the newly-constructed Scott Base during the…
March 13, 2015/by Comms

Levick’s Notebook

Our conservators discovered a photographer’s notebook left behind a century ago at Captain Scott’s last expedition base, Cape Evans.
October 23, 2014/by Comms

Shackleton’s Whisky

In January 2010 our conservators found five crates encased in ice under Shackleton's 1908 Antarctic base…
January 31, 2010/by Comms

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