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Other Society websites

A list of other websites created and managed by the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG).

Discovering Britain

Geographically-themed story-led walks around the UK offering an opportunity to explore Britains many and diverse landscapes.

Walk the World

As the eyes of the world turn towards the UK for the greatest show on earth London 2012 help us to explore our connections to the 206 Olympic and Paralympic Nations, and discover how these countries and their people have shaped our surroundings, often in surprising ways.

Hong Kong Branch of the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)

The Hong Kong branch of the Royal Geographical Society (IBG) was established in 1995. Like the Society, it provides a forum where members can regularly meet and listen to leading local and international speakers from the world of geography and related sciences, exploration, travel, research, the environment and conservation.

Passport to the Poles

Uses the Polar First record-breaking helicopter journey by Jennifer Murray and Colin Bodill around the world via the two Polar Regions as a focus for a stimulating and engaging educational resource.

Hidden Journeys: explore the world from the air

The Hidden Journeys Project is the Society's new public engagement programme to turn the international flying experience into a fascinating exploration of the people, places and environments below. The website allows you to interact with the parts of the earth beneath certain flight paths, each of which can be explored at three different altitudes, illustrated with inspiring photographs, paintings and informed descriptions of what you can recognise from the air.

Find Geography Ambassadors

What is the Geography Ambassador Project? The scheme recruits, trains and supports undergraduate and postgraduate geographers from universities and business to act as ambassadors for geography in the classroom. The Find Geography Ambassadors site is designed to make it quick and easy for teachers to find a suitable, available ambassador in their area.

Geography in the News

Providing direct support for students through topical case studies, links to academic research and lectures.

Hidden Histories of Exploration

Taking a new look at the extensive Collections of the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), by highlighting the role of local peoples and intermediaries in the history of global exploration. The project was undertaken by Felix Driver and Lowri Jones from Royal Holloway, University of London, in collaboration with the Society, and supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council.

Discovering the Arctic

Developed by the Society in partnership with the British Antarctic Survey, Scottish Association for Marine Science and the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the website provides educational teaching and learning resources for schools about the people and places of the Arctic region.

21st Century Challenges

Thought-provoking discussion series that aims to improve public understanding of, and engagement with, some of the big issues likely to affect our lives and society in the coming years. The series helps people make their own informed decisions and judgements on the most important challenges of the 21st century.

Your climate, Your Life

Educational resource on how our changing climate is affecting our lives.

Unlocking the Archives

Education site with free learning resources for schools, based on maps and images in the Societys Collections. It aims to engage and inspire young people to explore our Collections, discover people and places and understand our changing world. The resulting resources are intended to develop thinking skills, visual literacy and stimulate debate.

Discovering Antarctica

Interactive website for students and teachers about Antarctic and its changing environment.

Global Eye

Written for schools to promote understanding of development issues.

Geography Teaching Today

Providing a single point of web-based communication and information sharing around teaching geography in the UK, developed as part of the Action Plan for Geography.

RGS-IBG Picture Library

Provides an invaluable access point for researchers, publishers, and designers looking to find images illustrating the great stories of travel and exploration, as held in the Society's vast collections, with over two million photographs, maps, books, artworks, artefacts and documents.

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