23 September 2019
Ondaatje Theatre doors open at 5.30pm
Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR
Free Members only
The Brazilian Villas Boas brothers, RGS gold-medallists for remarkable explorations, used their fame to champion indigenous peoples, change attitudes to them, and protect their rainforests.
Monday night lectures are open to Fellows and members and are included in the cost of membership
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Please take your seat in the Ondaatje Theatre by 6.20pm as lectures start promptly
Society members can watch a selection of Monday night lectures online
Hanifa and Marina share Hanifa's journey to become the first Afghan woman to summit Mt Noshaq (24,580'), and explore what it takes to be a female mountaineer in Afghanistan.
30 September 2019
The Nekton team reveal the discoveries from ‘First Descent: Seychelles’ in their bid to help conserve 30% of the Seychelles' vast ocean territory.
21 October 2019
"Everything happens somewhere" will be brought to life in this illustrated conversation demonstrating the power of geography to save and transform lives, working through such charities as MapAction and Addressing the Unaddressed.
4 November 2019
Research on microplastics has largely focused on the oceans, but what is the contribution from our rivers?
9 December 2019
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