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Explorers

With the world accurately navigated by multi-constellation satellites, what is left to…

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Exhibitions

Twenty one years, sixteen countries, seven continents... RGS-IBG director, Rita Gardner, unveils…

Geopolitical Hotspot

There are more to embassies than meet the eye. Klaus Dodds explores…

Explorers

With the world accurately navigated by multi-constellation satellites, what is…

Development

A rapid malaria test has stemmed overuse of antimalarials, but…

Wildlife

The world’s most endangered marine mammal has just been thrown…

Climate

Sixty-two of the natural World Heritage Sites are now at…

Water

An enormous hydropower development in Ethiopia is expected to put…

Mapping

From nuclear warnings to whether your favourite band will ‘make…

I’m a Geographer

Hans Friederich is the director general for INBAR, the International…

Mapping

New maps of global reptile distribution reveal significant gaps in…

Expeditions

In The Germans and Europe: A Personal Frontline History, British…

Oceans

In February 2015, maritime lawyer and cold water swimmer Lewis…

RGS–IBG News

Do you know someone who is interested in discovering more…

Climate

Water, water may be everywhere, but as Marco Magrini discovers,…

Energy

A deeper look at Scotland’s recent decision to ban the…

Geopolitical Hotspot

Klaus Dodds turns his attention away from Europe, to a…

Climate

The discovery of increasing levels of ozone-depleting compounds being emitted…

RGS-IBG Events

A selection of RGS-IBG events including lectures and exhibitions around…

Crossword

Can you complete this month’s Geographical crossword puzzle?

UK

From casual forays beneath to leading scientific breakthroughs, UK’s caving…

Where in the World?

Identify this country using the following clues

Geophoto

November is a dark, quiet month, but it also marks…


Education Partners

Geography and Earth Sciences at Aberystwyth University

Travel Partners

Discover the World - Creating Outstanding Holidays for over 30…

Charity Partners

Looking for that trip of a lifetime? Has Nepal long…

Charity Partners

Want to explore new cultures, meet new people and do…

Travel Partners

Silversea Expeditions – taking you to some of the most…

Partners

James Aldred in Conversation with Helen Macdonald

Charity Partners

Want to explore the world, challenge yourself and help a…

Travel Partners

Bringing the ‘French Touch’ to travelling the world’s oceans

Education Partners

We think a university should be about empowering people to…

Travel Partners

The world’s largest selection of professionally organised, natural history holidays

Education Partners

Department of Geography, Environment and Development Studies at Birkbeck, University…

Travel Partners

Oceanwide Expeditions provides quality, unique, of the beaten track adventures…

Education Partners

The University of Winchester was established in 1840 as a…

Travel Partners

Cruising to the Heart of Nature

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Intrepid Travel - The award winning small group, adventure travel…

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For graduates of St Andrews' top-rated degrees in Geography and…

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North Star Cruises Australia conducts adventure-cruises all around the spectacular…

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Postgraduate study for the leaders and educators of our future

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Travel The Unknown – Small group and tailor-made tours

WORLDWATCH

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PLACES

Forests

Indigenous conservation schemes in Peru can be more effective than government-controlled efforts…

Forests

A global, citizen-led carbon sequestration scheme is aiming to combat damaging US…

Mapping

From nuclear warnings to whether your favourite band will ‘make it big’.…

Mapping

New maps of global reptile distribution reveal significant gaps in the network…

OPINIONS

  • Smart cities are key to fight against climate change
    Smart cities are key to fight against climate change
    Earlier this month, an international sustainability conference brought together 400 sustainability experts, engineers and political leaders representing 50 ‘Lighthouse’ cities to discuss the threat of climate change
  • Polar Politics: changing Arctic climate
    Polar Politics: changing Arctic climate
    On the Southern edge of the remote Kongsfjorden (King’s Fjord) on the west side of the Svalbard archipelago in Norway, an international research community representing ten different nations spent the long summer days studying the Arctic’s changing climate and environment
  • Why all geography teachers should teach their students to be explorers
    Why all geography teachers should teach their students to be explorers
    Exploring outdoors and in different places is important throughout our lives, but none more so that in our earliest years. As well as being more enjoyable that being confined to a classroom, it can be better for developing problem solving, teamwork, social and other vital skills
  • The ticking timebomb of ocean plastics
    The ticking timebomb of ocean plastics
    Something has gone badly wrong with our planet’s oceans. If plastic usage continues at current rates, our children’s children are going to be deprived of the chance to experience the ocean’s majestic wilderness that mankind has taken for granted for generations

PEOPLE

Explorers

With the world accurately navigated by multi-constellation satellites, what is left to…

I’m a Geographer

Hans Friederich is the director general for INBAR, the International Bamboo and…

I’m a Geographer

Prafulla Samantra led a 12-year legal battle against the Indian government’s plans to…

Explorers

A selection of in-depth workshops at the RGS-IBG's Explore 2017 will underline…

Cultures

Of the approximately 7,000 languages thought to be alive, the eight most…

Cultures

After years of debate, the German alphabet has got a new letter,…

PARTNER CONTENT – SIGMA

  • A vanishing idyll
    A vanishing idyll
    Few sights encapsulate the essence of summer better than a hay meadow in full bloom, and the season is when many wild flowers are at their peak and perfect for capturing with your camera
  • Rock art recording in southern Armenia
    Rock art recording in southern Armenia
    Recording ancient rock art 3,300m above sea levels with the SIGMA dp0 Quattro. Professor Dominic Powlesland, Director of the The Landscape Research Centre, describes these amazing finds
  • Bringing the Mary Rose back to life
    Bringing the Mary Rose back to life
    How the SIGMA dp2 Quattro camera is adding an extra dimension to our understanding of life on the Mary Rose during the 16th century
  • The Wider View
    The Wider View
    Wide-angle photography is perhaps the best way to recreate the natural human eye’s field-of-vision. But you’ll need specialist equipment and expertise to really do the images justice

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NATURE

Wildlife

The world’s most endangered marine mammal has just been thrown a long…

Wildlife

Nature reserves and protected areas in Germany have lost 76 per cent…

Climate

Sixty-two of the natural World Heritage Sites are now at risk from…

Climate

Water, water may be everywhere, but as Marco Magrini discovers, it’s not…

UK

RGS–IBG News

Do you know someone who is interested in discovering more about the…

UK

From casual forays beneath to leading scientific breakthroughs, UK’s caving communities are…

Discovering Britain

For this month’s Discovering Britain viewpoint, Laura Cole heads to Kinder Scout…

Discovering Britain

For this month’s Discovering Britain trail, Laura Cole visits Croydon, London’s almost-city,…