Links

FALKLAND ISLANDS

 

Falkland Islands Map: http://www.ladatco.com/fk%20-%20map.htm
Map showing the principal physical features of the Falkland Islands

 

FCO and HM Governor's Office: http://falklandislands.fco.gov.uk/en/
Information about the role of the Governor and the work of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in the Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands Government: http://www.falklands.gov.fk/
Official website of the Falkland Islands Government (FIG), detailing all aspects relating to the government of the Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands Legislative Assembly: http://www.falklands.gov.fk/self-governance/legislative/

Official website of the Falkland Islands Legislative Assembly

Falkland Islands Development Corporation (FIDC): http://www.fidc.co.fk

Quasi-autonomous government-funded body tasked to develop the Falkland Islands commercial sector

Falkland Islands Chamber of Commercehttp://www.falklandislandschamberofcommerce.com

The leading private sector, member-focused business organisation which can assist those interested in doing business with the Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands Tourist Board: http://www.falklandislands.com/
Comprehensive information for visitors to the Falkland Islands

Falklands Conservation: http://www.falklandsconservation.com/
Non-governmental organisation working to protect all the wildlife in the Falkland Islands for future generations

Falkland Islands Museum and National Trust: https://www.falklands-museum.com/
Promoting awareness and appreciation of the history and heritage of the Falkland Islands and protecting and preserving this heritage for future generations (see also The Friends of FIMNT below)

51 Degrees South: http://51degreessouth.com/ Personal stories of the Falkland Islands from an inside perspective.

Falkland Post Services Ltd: http://www.falklandstamps.com

 

FALKLANDS HISTORY

False Falklands History at the United Nations http://www.falklandshistory.com/

How Argentina misled the UN in 1964 - and still does. An article by Graham Pascoe and Peter Pepper © 2012 in both English and Spanish

Our Islands, Our History http://www.falklands.gov.fk/assets/OurIslandsOurHistory1.pdf

Produced by the Falkland Islands Government this booklet summarises the history of the Falkland Islands and the people involved in that history. A Spanish language version is available at http://www.falklands.gov.fk/assets/NuestraIslasNuestraHistoria1.pdf

Falklands Wars - the History of the Falkland Islands: with particular regard to Spanish and Argentine pretensions and taking some account of South Georgia, the South Sandwich Islands and Britain's Antarctic Territories https://falklandstimeline.files.wordpress.com

A document researched by Roger Lorton LL.B (Hon), M.Phil.© 2012/2013

NAVAL BATTLES 1914

Memorial website for the Battle of Coronel: http://www.coronel.org.uk/index.php .  An on-line memorial for all who perished in the Battle of Coronel November 1st 1914.

FALKLAND ISLANDS NEWS AGENCIES
Penguin News: http://www.penguin-news.com
The Falkland Islands weekly independent newspaper published every Friday

Falkland Islands News Network (FINN): http://www.falklandnews.com/
On-line portal for all the news from the Falkland Islands

South Atlantic Remote Territories Media Association (SARTMA): http://sartma.com/
News from the British Territories in the South Atlantic (Falkland Islands, South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands, St Helena, Ascension Island and Tristan da Cunha)

Falkland Islands Radio Service (FIRS): http://www.firs.co.fk/
To listen to live radio broadcasts from the Falkland Islands

Mercopress/South Atlantic News Agency: http://en.mercopress.com/
Covering the latest news in the Falkland and other South Atlantic Islands, Antarctica, Mercosur and other Latin American countries

UK ORGANISATIONS

Falkland Islands Memorial Chapel: http://www.falklands-chapel.org.uk
Chapel at Pangbourne College built to commemorate the lives and sacrifices of all those who died in the South Atlantic in 1982

Friends of the Falkland Islands Museum and National Trust: http://fimafriends.com/  

A new organisation recently set up to support the work of the FIMNT.


South Atlantic Medal Association (SAMA) 1982: http://www.sama82.org.uk
Association for the almost 30,000 service men and women and civilians who took part in the campaign to liberate the Falkland Islands in 1982

 

FI Philatelic Study Grouphttp://www.fipsg.org.uk

A special interest group for those interested in stamps relating to the Falkland Islands (and S Georgia and the British Antarctic Territory). See also 'Stanley Post Office Philatelic Section' above under Falkland Islands.

SOUTH GEORGIA, THE SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS AND ANTARCTICA

South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands Government: http://www.sgisland.gs
Official website of the South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands (SGSSI)

South Georgia Association: http://www.southgeorgiaassociation.org
Association to give a voice to those that care for the remote, unspoilt but environmentally vulnerable wilderness of South Georgia

South Georgia Heritage Trust: http://www.sght.org/
Formed in 2005 to raise funds to continue to protect South Georgia's indigenous flora and fauna and to protect its historical heritage

James Caird Society: http://www.jamescairdsociety.com
Institution to preserve the memory, honour the remarkable feats of discovery in the Antarctic and commend the outstanding qualities of leadership associated with the name of Sir Ernest Shackleton KCVO (1874-1922) especially the ill-fated but glorious Endurance expedition

British Antarctic Survey (BAS): http://www.antarctica.ac.uk
Responsible for the UK's national scientific activities in Antarctica