Friends of South Georgia Island




South Georgia declared rodent-free!

World’s largest rodent eradication project a success.

Ahu (owned and trained by Miriam Ritchie) and Will (owned and trained by Miriam Ritchie) photographed whilst working on the South Georgia Heritage Trust's Rat Eradication Project in South Gerogia , Antarctica on March 17 2018. Photo: Oliver Prince

Thank you to all our supporters – you made this possible!

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South Georgia Archaeological Project


The unique archaeological expedition to uncover the secrets of South Georgia’s 19th century sealing heritage. We will be visiting remote locations on South Georgia normally off-limits to visitors.

The expedition has now started follow the team on social media (including our FOSGI twitter on this website’s footer below) and find more information on the project page

who we are

We are a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization in the USA dedicated to raising funds for the conservation of the sub-Antarctic Island of South Georgia.


Our purpose is to preserve the natural and cultural heritage of the island and return South Georgia to the incredibly rich and biodiverse island it once was.
FOSGI works towards redressing the historic environmental damage created by invasive species


what we do


Heritage Projects Photo By Ingo Arnt

Long-Term Projects

We preserve, protect and promote an understanding of the historical heritage of South Georgia.

(Photo by Ingo Arndt). Read more….



Still In Progress!

Now that, thanks to all of your support in the Habitat Restoration project, South Georgia has been declared rodent free – we aim to keep it that way and so increase by millions the numbers of birds living there. Read the RatWatch update document

(Photo by Ingo Arndt).  Read More…

Get Involved!

Please support Friends of South Georgia Island. Help to restore South Georgia’s environment and preserve its history.