Antarctica is one of the wildest places on Earth, yet nestled in the snow there are a number of historic buildings with incredible human and scientific stories. Your support will enable us to complete vital conservation on one of these special sites.
Historic buildings in Antarctica are subjected to extreme conditions and they need regular specialist, conservation. Ice, wind and increasing rain batter the wooden walls and windows and make these buildings, which tell the early histories of climate science and discovery, extremely vulnerable. Most urgently this year is the need to repair the roof of Port Lockroy after snow damage.
We will send a team to Antarctica this year to deliver a special conservation field season to repair the roof so that is it protected and safe for the future. Work will be undertaken to the highest quality by skilled people following international heritage guidelines.