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Founded in 1830, the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) is dedicated to the development and promotion of geographical knowledge, together with its application to the challenges facing society and the environment.



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Air quality for all: On 30 October our panel discusses a hidden hazard: poor air quality.

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Monday Night Lectures

03 November 2014:
What’s going on in Greenland? - Professor Alun Hubbard

10 November 2014:
Migrants on the margins - Professor Richard Black

17 November 2014:
The flood risks we face: myths and reality - Professor Edmund Penning-Rowsell

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Regional events

30 October 2014:
Annual dinner - Stuart Hepburn, Howard Hull and Nigel Woodhouse (Windermere)

2 November 2014:
Capturing water - Robin Grey, Pennine Prospects (Saddleworth)

4 November:
Everest 1921–53: the nine Alpine Club expeditions (Tavistock)

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