Weddell Sea Expedition ends search for Shackleton’s Endurance

The Weddell Sea Expedition has been forced to conclude its search for the wreck of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Endurance. 

Sidetracked magazine features foreword from Society Director

This month’s issue of Sidetracked magazine features a foreword from Society Director Professor Joe Smith.

Earth Photo 2019 competition launched

We’re excited to announce this year’s Earth Photo competition is now open for entries.

Are we wearing out the planet?

With London Fashion Week fast approaching, join us for a discussion about the impact of the fashion industry on our planet and what we can all do about it.

Sir Michael Palin will retrace the history of HMS Erebus and her crew; from the part it played in Ross' Antarctic expedition of 1839-43, to its abandonment during Franklin's ill-fated Arctic expedition.

Extreme weather learning resources

Based on a research project looking at extreme weather events in the past, present and future, we have put together a series of resources to help students learn about extreme weather.