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Be Inspired: Animals in the Royal Geographical Society’s Archives - Dr Catherine Oliver

[In-person] Drawing on research in Wiley Digital Archives, Catherine’s talk explores the contributions of animals to geographical knowledge and the traces they have left in the Society’s Collections.

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Disaster risk pooling - enabling mutual cross border resilience

The second in the Disaster Risk Management Professional Practice Group's fireside chat series, bringing together international experts across the risk pooling community.

200 years of Antarctica - Camilla Nichol

In this episode of Geography now, Chief Executive of the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust (UKAHT) Camilla Nichol joins us to talk about the 200th year since Antarctica was sighted, and the heritage conservation work that UKAHT are involved with. 

Heavy pack and heartfelt footsteps: rediscovering Southeast Asia – Ellie Mackay

A three-year quest across Southeast Asia to rediscover the treasures of Sir David Attenborough’s 1950s documentaries. The journey became Ellie’s homage to a land on the brink of ecological loss.

A Persian pursuit - Shirin Shabestari

Born in Iran, Shirin spent most of her childhood trekking with her father; however, her most life-changing journey was to go from being a full-time mum to leading an expedition to climb Iran’s highest peak, the 5,671m high Damavand. This was a journey intent on changing perceptions about modern day Iran, its people and its heritage.