Vote to save Marion Island’s sea birds!

The Mouse-Free Marion Project that aims to eradicate the sub-Antarctic island’s “killer mice” has recently made it to the shortlist of the category ‘Wild Places’ and is in the final round to be awarded funding by the European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) which would contribute to the project’s goal. The shortlisted projects go through a public voting … Continue reading Vote to save Marion Island’s sea birds!

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PhD Position – Marion Island

Dr Greve from the University of Pretoria is currently advertising a PhD project investigating the diversity in plants, and fungal communities associated with plants. This project will assess the patterns and ecological drivers of these communities at different spatial scales on sub-Antarctic Marion Island. The work will provide insight into the role of different abiotic … Continue reading PhD Position – Marion Island

Lots of positions open for Marion Island

If you have ever wanted to spend a year on an isolated, wind swept, unique and gorgeous place then apply for one of the positions currently open for Marion Island. If successful, you will get to spend more than a year on sub-Antarctic Marion Island. A comprehensive list of positions is available on the SANAP … Continue reading Lots of positions open for Marion Island