Geographical is the official monthly magazine of the Society, and has been published continuously since 1935.
It is published under license and has exciting illustrated articles on people, places, adventure, travel, and environmental issues. Geographical also includes our monthly feature, In Society, which captures some of our recent work.
Society members and Fellows can receive Geographical as part of their membership. Geographical can also be bought in newsagents or by subscription.
Current issue: April 2014
Our April issue is now in the shops and available digitally. Features include:
Photostory: Picture perfect
A preview of images from the Travel Photographer of the Year exhibition, due to open at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) this summer
Holding on to tradition
Harriet Fraser asks whether biodiversity and carbon-storage targets will force Cumbria’s upland farmers to give up a 1,000-year-old way of life
Dossier: Hung out to dry
Mark Rowe reveals why the continued loss of global wetland areas could spell trouble for biodiversity, climate change and the livelihoods of millions of people around the world
Night of the wolf
In an edited extract from his new book, Tim Cope describes a terrifying encounter with wolves in central Mongolia during his 10,000-kilometre journey from Mongolia to Hungary
A rugged paradise
Sarah Gilbert reports from the little-known Aysén region of southern Chile on the foundation of the new Patagonia National Park
Searching for Moby Dick
Will Millard joins a group of fishermen hunting sperm whales around the Indonesian islands of Nusa Tenggara
… our regular features including a round-up of the latest geographical and climate science news; a hotspot focus on Cuba; advice for those considering a photographic trip to Greenland; an RGS-IBG Discovering Britain walk across the military training zones of Salisbury Plain; an interview with Amanda Anderson, the new director of the Moorland Association; news and events from the Society; and lots lots more