A shortlist of 50 exceptional photographs and films that document the Earth in all its diversity. Developed jointly by Forestry England and the Society.
19 December 2019
Jim has spent 30 years documenting humanitarian work worldwide with a focus on the individuals and communities affected. His lecture follows one of the world’s mightiest rivers as it flows through Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam and out to sea.
16 December 2019
This talk focuses on recent work on the dynamics of “masting”. This is a fascinating reproductive strategy found in many perennial plants, in which plants switch between years of bumper and lean seed crops, rather than producing seeds and fruits regularly every year.
5 December 2019
The lecture will investigate some of the UK's 15 National Parks, concentrating on the geological background and processes which moulded the landscapes along with the role tourism plays.
29 November 2019
John Porter discusses his revelatory and poignant award-winning memoir of his friend and mountaineer Alex MacIntyre.
22 November 2019
Giving examples of radical, alternative and creative public geographies, Daniel will explain what guerrilla geography is, why it's important and how it's at the heart of the movement he started to make London the world's first National Park City.
14 November 2019
Join the North West regional committee to celebrate another successful year for the region.
12 November 2019
From the Arctic to the tropics, this lecture will cover research frontiers in carbon cycling and climate change in the natural environment.
7 November 2019
Most people think that tropical forests were virtually unaffected by human activity until recent times, but they were actually the first humanly impacted environments on Earth.
31 October 2019
Far from being a space de-tethered from the material world, the Internet has a real-world geography. Mark explores why digital geographies matter, and how we can build more equitable digital futures.
23 October 2019
A tour focused on the changes in the local landscape and environment of Spike Island.
10 October 2019
A one day workshop for postgraduate students and other non-permanent academic staff / associates who are involved in teaching and supporting student learning specifically in the Geography, Earth and Environmental Science (GEES) disciplines.
4 October 2019
A talk about a boat, brightly coloured and made entirely out of plastic, collected from Kenyan beaches, taking the message of a plastic revolution from Africa to the rest of the world.
Join Dr Rachel Smedley as she talks about this 2-week land-sea expedition around the remote fjords of South West Chile.
3 October 2019
This fascinating arboretum, created by Sir Bernard Lovell FRS, comprises trees from around the world including two national collections. The tour will describe its history and significance to biogeography.
21 September 2019
An ascent and circuit of Clough Head with reference to Alfred Wainwright.
7 September 2019
Taking the audience on a breathtaking journey across the continent, filmmaker Reza Pakravan will share stories of the tense frontiers, enduring traditions and ordinary people living where climate change has hit hardest: the Sahel.
1 September 2019
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