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With the topic of climate change in the spotlight, the results of a recent online survey, commissioned by the Society and undertaken by YouGov, have revealed that geography GCSE is the most widely recognised subject to study in order to understand the effects of climate change.

Grants programme provides support for over 60 field projects

The Society has supported 61 field research projects through its grants programme this year. Almost £200,000 of funding has been awarded to nearly 100 individuals from a range of institutions, and they have travelled to over 45 countries in order to carry out their research.

Bob explores the significance of the archaeology in the Middle East and North Africa, the current threats and pressures it faces, and the work to document and preserve sites at risk.

Paul Theroux in conversation with Martine Croxall at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)

Critically acclaimed travel writer and author Paul Theroux joins BBC presenter Martine Croxall on 31 May to talk about his influences and love of the world.