Get your snorkel gear at the ready and come on an adventure into the North Atlantic Ocean!

Learn about what we can all do to help save the sea no matter where we live.

The focus is Robert Falcon Scott's Terra Nova expedition which relied so heavily on the support of the Society.

Kate is passionate about outreach and engagement and is an advocate of zero-emission living - even at the poles. 

RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2021

We are delighted to announce our plans for our 2021 Annual International Conference which will take place from Tuesday 31 August to Friday 3 September 2021.

Schools Essay Competition winners announced

The Society and the Financial Times are delighted to announce the winner and highly commended students of their joint Schools Essay Competition.

Earth Photo Exhibition: Dalby Forest

[Temporarily closed] An exhibition of a selection of the captivating photographs which were shortlisted for Earth Photo 2020.

Geographers in Government Conference 2020

The Government Geography Profession is hosting its third annual conference next week, with a series of plenary panel discussions and workshops taking place online.

A message from the Director

Watch an end of year message for our Fellows and members from Society Director, Professor Joe Smith.

Discovering the Weddell Sea digital album

To coincide with Antarctica Day, the Society is delighted to launch our new online Antarctic Album designed for pupils, teachers and parents to learn more about Antarctica and its adjacent ocean, the Weddell Sea.  

In 1874, John Forrest led an expedition on a 2,700 mile crossing of Australia’s Western Desert.