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Our work on Television  

EXPLORE: Patagonia to the Pampas   EXPLORE: PATAGONIA TO THE PAMPAS (BBC2, 25th January 2009) - In January 2009, BBC2's new series EXPLORE featured Mike Bingham's work in Argentina, and his fight to halt the starvation of penguins in the Falkland Islands. The programme shows Mike working with penguins in Argentina, and at home discussing the starvation of Falklands penguins, and the circumstances surrounding his Supreme Court victory against the Falklands government for Human Rights Abuse following their attempts to silence his work. (www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00hcgtq)


Mare TV FEUERLAND: February 2006
follows Mike Bingham as he conducts his penguin research on Magdalena Island in Chile, and discusses the penguin adoption programme, which now has lots of supporters in Germany.


Paramount Pictures Wild Things 1999

In November 1999, a wildlife film crew from Paramount Pictures visited the Falkland Islands in order to film a documentary about Mike Bingham and the Environmental Research Unit. They followed Mike around the islands recording his work and filming the wildlife which they encountered.

This is now presented in a series of three documentaries being shown around the world on Discovery Channel's Animal Planet.

You can read more about them here.


In The Newspapers
The Environmental Research Unit has received international acclaim for its work to save Falklands penguins. newspaper articles about us

Our campaign against over-fishing and oil pollution brought us into conflict with government officials in the Falklands, who attempted to stop our work through bribery, harassment, false arrests, and threats of imprisonment and deportation.

You can read press reports of this campaign of harassment in articles published here


Adopt a penguin
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Adopt and name your penguin, and we will send you reports and photos of your penguin's progress. We will even send you a map to show you exactly where your penguin lives, in case you ever want to visit. (Visitors are welcome).

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click here to read more about our book penguins of the falkland islands and south america by doctor mike bingham

The Falklands Regime by Mike Bingham - now available online here or from bookshops world-wide, ISBN: 1420813757

The Falklands Regime by Mike Bingham


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