In 1874, John Forrest led an expedition on a 2,700 mile crossing of Australia’s Western Desert.
30 November 2020
Are you planning events for 2021 and looking for a venue? The Society is an iconic venue that offers event organisers state-of-the-art audiovisual broadcast and recording facilities to deliver their events online.
27 November 2020
The Society commissioned a significant piece of independent research using the Department for Education’s National Pupil Database and linked HESA data to know more about who is choosing to study geography at different levels.
25 November 2020
DEFRA’s Chief Scientific Adviser explains how this can be done.
23 November 2020
The winners of the 2020 Young Geographer of the Year competition have been announced.
Jan Morris was a world-renowned travel writer and a major journalist for over fifty years.
Every year our medals and awards recognise geographers who have made a significant contribution to geographical research, fieldwork, teaching, policymaking and public engagement.
20 November 2020
we delve into this masterpiece of nature writing where Nan Shepherd describes her journeys into the Cairngorm mountains of Scotland.
19 November 2020
We discuss the risks to the UK of a world that’s three degrees warmer, as well as how we can adapt in response.
18 November 2020
Chartered Geographers and Fellows of the Society are marking GIS Day with events and celebrations, highlighting applications of the technology and the impact it can have on solving problems and enabling good decision-making.
Rewilding: it’s a popular word and it probably isn’t going away. But what does it really mean?
17 November 2020
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
To mark London Climate Action Week, we’ve collated a list of five lectures and talks that you must watch this week.
Talks and discussion to inspire and inform your own projects.
14 November 2020
Congratulations to Natural England and its Monitor of Engagement with the Natural Environment (MENE) team, who were announced as the winners of the 2020 Geography in Government award in an online awards ceremony yesterday.
12 November 2020
We would like to thank all our Fellows and members for their support throughout this incredibly difficult year which is paramount to continuing our work across the breadth of sectors that rely on geographers and geography. If you are able, please do renew when your subscription becomes due.
11 November 2020
We explore how a brief UV-B burst, during a climatic warming interval, collapsed the Devonian-Carboniferous boundary terrestrial ecosystem.
10 November 2020
Climate change is a geopolitical problem, impacting all countries and requiring global action.
RGS-IBG 2019 Award Recipients Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent and Redzi Bernard discuss their travels in India, Myanmar and Ethiopia.
9 November 2020
The Society’s Northern Ireland Regional Committee is celebrating its 10th anniversary today.
An exhibition of a selection of the captivating photographs which were shortlisted for Earth Photo 2020.
5 November 2020
In this audio-only event, Jacki Hill-Murphy is interviewed by Penny Tranter about her forthcoming book ‘The Life and Travels of Isabella Bird’.
4 November 2020
Two great firsts. The 50th anniversary Mount Everest Foundation lecture.
3 November 2020
A look at the background to the British attempts to climb Mount Everest in the 1920s and at the expeditions of 1921, 1922 and 1924. Illustrated by archives, artefacts and photographs from the Collections of the Society.
2 November 2020
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