Young Geographers of the Year announced

The winners of the 2016 ‘Young Geographer of the Year’ competition were announced on Friday 25 November, after answering the question ‘How is Britain changing?’

Welsh rainforest trail created by the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)

The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) today launched a self-guided trail that encourages people to explore an area of ancient woodland in North Wales. Coed Felinrhyd, owned by the Woodland Trust, has been described as a Celtic rainforest and is known for its extraordinary plant life.

Symbols of Hope: The Refugee Olympic Team

Geographical, the magazine of the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), visits the Olympic Refugee Team to see how a unique set of athletes are making history on the global stage.

Britain from the Air to launch in London

The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)’s headquarters on Exhibition Road, London, will soon be the location of a remarkable free exhibition of aerial photographs as part of a wider initiative by the Society to encourage the public to discover more about the UK’s places, environments and people.

Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) honours top geographers

Bob Geldof KBE and Professor Michael Storper have been awarded the Society’s two Royal Medals. These are part of a series of awards that recognise extraordinary achievement in geographical research, fieldwork and teaching, photography and public engagement.