Life on the Falkland Islands: Pioneers and Penguins

Audrey Gillan at a penguin colony
Reporter Audrey Gillan at a Falklands penguin colony

Thirty years after the Falklands conflict, journalist Audrey Gillan finds the islands are prospering. However, many residents still live in fear of an Argentine invasion.

Before 1982, the economy of the islands, which lie about 300 miles off the coast of South America, was heavily dependent on wool production.

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