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: June 2014
Our June issue is now in the shops and available digitally. Features include:
Photostory: A taste of the action
Andrew Newey travels to central Nepal to capture the work of daredevil honey hunters who risk their lives to collect honey from hives perched on sheer cliff faces in the Himalayan foothills
In pursuit of power
Justin Marozzi retells the story of Saddam Hussein’s rise to power and explains how his dictatorship came to define modern Iraq and its capital city
Dossier: The green dragon awakens
Mark Rowe reveals how China is showing signs that it intends to change its policy of prioritising economic development over environmental and other concerns
The breeding ground
Kit Gillet reports on efforts to combat drug-resistant malaria on the Cambodia–Thailand border, the global centre of new strains of the disease
Fruits of the forest
Henry Wismayer discovers an innovative ecotourism initiative based around southern Kyrgyzstan’s walnut forests that’s attracting visitors eager to sample the region’s bucolic way of life
Essential gear: Living in the clouds
Felicity Aston recalls an expedition across the USA by airship that offered a unique opportunity to study the mechanisms at work in the atmosphere
And don’t forget…
… our regular features including a round-up of the latest geographical and climate science news; a hotspot focus on Italy; tips on photography in the Farne Islands; an interview with British-Iranian journalist Ramita Navai; and lots, lots more