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School member lecture: Shackleton's ship beneath the ice - discovering the Endurance

[In-person] An opportunity for A Level students to attend one of the Society's prestigious lectures.

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Ocean plastics and lessons from life at sea - Emily Penn

In this episode of Geography now, ocean advocate and skipper Emily Penn joins us to discuss her recent expedition to raise awareness of the ocean plastic problem, a new platform to help us find solutions, and what we can learn from living at sea.

Geography in action: the charities using geography to change lives on the ground

"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.