A visitor to downtown Mexico City might not realise that this was once a lake where, in 1325, the wandering Aztecs found their promised land. Systematic excavations of this site have been ongoing since 1978.
27 March 2019
Dr Sarah Evans will speak about women’s participation in RGS-supported expeditions between 1913 and 1970.
18 March 2019
Toby will describe the beautiful tropical dry forests and woody savannas of Latin America, the threats they face and what we can do to ensure they have a safe future.
13 March 2019
Best-selling author of Prisoners Of Geography, Tim Marshall delves into our past and our present to reveal the fault lines that will shape our world for years to come.
10 March 2019
With the majority of tropical deforestation taking place in small plots, rainforest protection depends on local communities. Cool Earth has pioneered a light touch model that puts local people in control.
7 March 2019
Rob describes the processes of globalisation and outlines some changes in the way cities have become imagined relating to these processes. He identifies four internationally influential sets of ideas which offer urban solutions and illustrates how these ideas have been put into practice on the ground.
13 February 2019
For this spring's Mark Blacksell Memorial Lecture, Dan Raven-Ellison will be speaking about Guerrilla Geographies.
David crewed the first British sailing boat to sail around the Northeast/Northwest passages in one season and will give us his personal exciting account of this epic journey and its consequences.
A one day seminar for anyone planning expeditions and field research overseas, with a focus on self-led student projects.
9 February 2019
Explore South West launches with this public panel discussion on the topic "Is there anything left to explore in the 21st century?".
8 February 2019
Honouring the achievements of Sir Ernest Shackleton and the men of the Endurance Expedition of 1914-1917, newly digitised images reveal previously unseen details of the crew’s epic struggle for survival both before and after their ship was destroyed.
28 November 2018
A shortlist of 50 exceptional photographs and films that document the earth in all its diversity, shown at Beechenhurst, Forest of Dean.
8 October 2018
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