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National Biodiversity Action Plan

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Biodiversity Action Plan for South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands 2016-2020pdf2 MB
Media Statement: Biodiversity Action Plan for South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands 2016-2020pdf76 KB
Biodiversity Action Plan for South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands 2016-2020 – Review of Progresspdf252 KB

Marine Protected Area

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South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands Marine Protected Area (MPA) – RESEARCH AND MONITORING PLANpdf2 MB
SGSSI Marine Protected Area Management Plan (MPA) v2pdf14 MB
2018 SGSSI 5 year MPA Review Summary Report to GSGSSIpdf317 KB

South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands Marine Protected Area Enhancements: here

Environmental Enhancements Across South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands: here

Terrestrial Protected Areas

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South Georgia & The South Sandwich Islands Terrestrial Protected Area Management Planpdf5 MB
Terrestrial Protected Areas: A Pathway to Protectionpdf410 KB
Summary of Responses and Actions in Response to the Consultation on Specially Protected Area Regulations and Management Planpdf123 KB
A review of terrestrial protected areas South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islandspdf4 MB
Questions and Answers for launch of the Stewardship Frameworkdocx1 MB
Protect Sustain Inspire – A values-driven approach to the stewardship of South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands 2021 – 2025pdf6 MB
South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands Terrestrial Environmentpdf410 KB

Biosecurity

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HPAI Site Response Level (30th January 2024)pdf140 KB
GBNNSS Biosecurity Reportpdf814 KB
Biosecurity Checklistpdf8 MB
Biosecurity Handbook (October 2023)pdf2 MB

Birds

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Conservation Action Plan for Wandering Albatrosses Birds at South Georgia (2016-2020)pdf4 MB
Conservation Action Plan for Grey-headed Albatrosses Birds at South Georgia (2016-2020)pdf4 MB
Conservation Action Plan for Black-browed Albatrosses Birds at South Georgia (2016-2020)pdf3 MB
SGSSI Implementation Plan for the Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels (ACAP) Birds 2016-2020pdf3 MB
Summary Conservation Action Plan for Wandering, Black-browed and Grey-headed Albatrosses Birds Breeding at South Georgia (2016-2020)pdf2 MB

Marine

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Impact Assessments

TitleFile TypeFile SizeLink
King Edward Point Wharf Review Template – Environmental Impact Assessmentxlsx11 KB
King Edward Point Wharf Redevelopment Project – Environmental Impact Assessmentpdf6 MB
King Edward Point Wharf Redevelopment Project – Environmental Impact Assessment (Appendices)pdf14 MB
Bird Island EIA Reviewer Feedbackpdf710 KB
Bird Island Station Redevelopment Environmental Impact Assessmentpdf6 MB
IEE for Proposed Reintroduction of Hydro Electric Power at Grytviken, South Georgiapdf2 MB
IEE for Proposed Installation of a Boardwalk on Prion Island, South Georgiapdf930 KB

Plan for Progress

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Whaling Stations

The ‘Inspection of the Disused Shore-Based Whaling Stations’, main report was made following visits to the five sites – Grytviken, Husvik, Leith, Prince Olav Harbour and Stromness in October and November 2010. This report should be read in conjunction with the gazetteers for each site which provide additional photographic material on the buildings.

TitleFile TypeFile SizeLink
Grytviken Conservation Management Plan (CMP) 2018pdf6 MB
Inspection of the Disused Shore-Based Whaling Stations, July 2011pdf4 MB
Grytviken Gazetteer July 2011pdf4 MB
Husvik Gazetteer July 2011pdf3 MB
Leith Gazetteer July 2011pdf7 MB
Prince Olaf Gazetteer July 2011pdf3 MB
Stromness Gazetteer July 2011pdf4 MB

Biodiversity

TitleFile TypeFile SizeLink
Long Term monitoring Fieldwork 2017 – 2018. Report to GSGSSIpdf631 KB
Intertidal and Subtidal Benthic Seaweed Diversity of South Georgia 2011pdf921 KB
Intertidal Assemblages of South Georgia 2011pdf3 MB

Invasive Species: Non-Native Plants

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South Georgia Non-Native Plant Management Strategy 2022pdf1,013 KB
South Georgia Non-Native Plant Management Strategy 2016 – 2020pdf7 MB
Weeds on South Georgia (March 2013) by Kelvin Floydpdf662 KB

Invasive Species: Rodants

TitleFile TypeFile SizeLink
MOUSE IDpdf1 MB
2017: Non-target mortality monitoring in South Georgia rodent eradicationpdf3 MB
2016: Environmental Impact Assessment for the use of rodent detection dogs on South Georgiapdf7 MB
2016: Reviewer’s comments on SGHT monitoringpdf117 KB
2014: Press release about rodent incursion response at KEPpdf569 KB
2013: Report on mortality of non-target species following year 1 of phase 2 of the South Georgia rodent eradicationpdf3 MB
2012: Rodent Eradication on South Georgia – Preparation and Evaluation: a summary report of activities during the 2011/2012 field seasonpdf4 MB
2012: Field trials for the eradication of House Mice from SG Fieldwork Report March-April 2012pdf2 MB
2012: Post-­‐baiting rat monitoring on the Thatcher Peninsulapdf2 MB
2012: Rat monitoring on the Greene Peninsula: pre-winter wax tag checkspdf2 MB
2012: Post-baiting rat monitoring on the Greene Peninsulapdf4 MB
Pre-2012: Impact of the use of bait manufactured by Bell Labs Inc, rather than by Animal Control Products Ltd, during Phase 1 of the South Georgia Habitat Restoration Projectpdf55 KB
Pre-2012: Environmental Impact Assessment for the eradication of rodents from the island of South Georgiapdf892 KB
Pre-2012: Operational Plan for the eradication of rodents from South Georgia: Phase 1pdf2 MB
Pre-2012: Response To The Proposed Rat Eradication Plan Commentspdf280 KB
Pre-2012: South Georgia Habitat Restoration Project: Phase 1 Crash Recovery Planpdf91 KB
Pre-2012: Initial Environmental Evaluation for the eradication of rodents from Greene Peninsula, South Georgiapdf1,010 KB
Pre-2012: South Georgia Habitat Restoration Health and Safety Planpdf2 MB
Pre-2012: Initial Environmental Evaluation for the eradication of rodents from the Mercer baiting zone, South Georgiapdf523 KB
Pre-2012: South Georgia Habitat Restoration Monitoring Planpdf184 KB
Pre-2012: South Georgia Habitat Restoration Oil Spill Response Planpdf127 KB
Pre-2012: South Georgia Habitat Restoration Search and Rescue Planpdf236 KB
Pre-2012: Initial Environmental Evaluation for the eradication of rodents from Thatcher Peninsula,pdf738 KB

Invasive Species: Reindeer

TitleFile TypeFile SizeLink
2014:Reindeer Eradication Project End of Phase 2 reportpdf6 MB
2014: Reindeer Press Release: Landmark Reindeer Eradication Project Helps Protect SG’s Native Biodiversity[pdf381 KB
2013: Reindeer Eradication Project – Phase 1 Summary Reporthtml57 KB
2013: Reindeer Eradication Project press releasepdf477 KB
Pre 2013: Norwegian Nature Inspectorate on the feasibility herding and corrallingpdf4 MB
Pre 2013: Report on the outputs of the Advisory Group on Reindeer Management Methodologypdf2 MB
Pre 2013: Report from reconnaissance January 1st – 31st 2012 regarding eradication of reindeer on South Georgiapdf4 MB
Pre 2013: South Georgia Reindeer Managementpdf5 MB
Pre 2013: Study into the Reindeer on South Georgiadoc30 KB