Recent Press Coverage


Tony Martin named Conservationist of the Year by the Zoological Society of London

BBC Website 12th May 2016 “Dundee University professor named Conservationist of the Year”

Herald News: Scot who headed Georgia rat project named ‘Conservationist of the Year’


Phase 3 Baiting Operations

360° GEO REPORTAGE Documentary featuring our 2015 baiting operations.
“Bird Island – Alone among the penguins”
Shown 12th September 2015

BBC 1 Breakfast – repeated mentions throughout the headlines, and a live interview between presenters (from the comfort of their sofa) and Tony (from the deck of the ship!); unfortunately clips are not available via iPlayer due to issues with rights

BBC Radio 4 – From Our Own Correspondent (Begins 23 mins)

BBC Radio 4 – The Today Programme (Begins 7.22 mins and repeated throughout the headlines)

BBC Radio 2 and 3 – News

BBC World Service – Newshour (Begins 8mins)

CBBC Newsround

Scotsman (online and in print?)

Herald Scotland (online and in print?)

Birdwatch (online)

BBC news – Science & Environment (online article with video)

BBC news – Science & Environment (video clip)

BBC Radio Oxford (interview with Paul Wilkinson begins about 3:07:30)

BBC TV South Today (interview with Andy Bloxham and Paul Wilkinson from A2BAero, on demand not available due to rights issues)

KNPR News (Nevada public radio with audio clip)

NPR News (National Public Radio with audio clip)

Al-Arabiya News (online)

The Times – Opinion (page 23, 26 January 2015)Recent Press Coverage

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Happy in Antarctica

Our FOSGI President Denise Landau had some fun in Antarctica recently

It’s all about the Pipit

The worlds most southerly song bird has a many fans, “dreaming of the South Georgia Pipit”