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: October 2014
Our October issue is now in the shops and available digitally. Features include:
Photostory: Tribal living
The Hamer are one of Ethiopia's larger tribes. Mitchell Kanashkevich explores their daily lives.
Dossier: Growing pains
Mark Rowe looks at the challenges facing the world's rapidly growing megacities.
Charting the century
In these extracts from their new book, Tim Bryars and Tom Harper show how the golden age of cartography has reflected 100 years of change.
A heated debate
Daniel Allen discovers how recent developments in Iceland's geothermal power industry have generated a new mid-Atlantic rift.
Each November, the RGS-IBG brings together a mix of researchers and explorers at its annual expedition and fieldwork planning seminar. Here's why it's an event not to be missed.
Sabah's lost world
There's hardly an inch of the planet that can't be visited, but Nick Garbutt finds that Borneo's Maliau Basin can still conjure mystery, intrigue and even foreboding.
And don’t forget...
... our regular features including a round-up of the latest geographical and climate science news; an Essential Gear on Iran's Karun River; tips on photographing New England; a Hotspot focus on the Korean Peninsula; and lots, lots more...