[Online] Hear how Sir Michael and his team overcame the difficulties to make a documentary series in one of the least visited countries in the world.
7 December 2020
[Online] An award winning travel writer specialising in Africa, takes us on a journey across the continent’s sub Saharan regions to show how vital sustainable tourism can be for the people and wildlife of these countries.
30 November 2020
[Online] The UK’s climate change targets commit the country to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Getting there will mean some big changes to agriculture and land-use.
23 November 2020
[Online] Kristine speaks of her personal experience working in Chile and Argentina to restore damaged ecosystems and bring back native species, and the moral imperative we all have to stand up for nature.
16 November 2020
[Online] RGS-IBG 2019 Award Recipients Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent and Redzi Bernard discuss their travels in India, Myanmar and Ethiopia.
9 November 2020
[Online] Socotra, a Yemeni Island off the coasts of Arabia and Africa, is like a fantasy film set with its pink rocks, chubby desert roses and dragon’s blood trees like giant mushrooms.
2 November 2020
[Online] In 2015 Monisha spent seven months circumnavigating the world on the most remarkable railways; from the cloud-skimming heights of Tibet’s Qinghai railway to silk-sheeted splendour on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express.
26 October 2020
[Online] The NHS can’t deal with many of today’s major health problems such as loneliness, stress, obesity, poverty and addictions alone. It can only react, unable to target the underlying causes of these issues. All over the country people are tackling the causes to these conditions in their homes, workplaces and communities. Nigel challenges us to set aside our normal assumptions, see the world differently and take control of our health.
19 October 2020
[Online] Two of our most recent medalists will discuss the progress of development in the Asian countryside and the threats to rural livelihoods in Peru post-Covid-19.
12 October 2020
[Online] Culture and heritage are central to the reconstruction of post-conflict societies. This lecture focuses on these dynamics in Cambodia, examining how classical dance has been mobilised to rebuild the Cambodian nation after the Khmer Rouge genocide (1975-1979).
5 October 2020
[Online] Andy will highlight the importance of geography and integration of these new forms of dynamic spatial data in understanding disease spread, designing elimination strategies and planning for the next pandemic.
28 September 2020
[Online] Having retraced Shackleton’s 1916 survival journey, Tim explains how South Georgia’s glacial melt over the past 100 years has confirmed the importance of Shackletonian leadership in tackling climate change.
21 September 2020
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