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Development

Using WhatsApp to monitor and predict deadly landslides in Colombian informal settlements

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Films

This hard-hitting marine conservation film – part of the Ocean Film Festival…

Films

Here are the newest non-fiction offerings to satisfy that craving for facts

Exhibitions

The Society’s Earth Photo exhibition captures the planet’s natural riches in all…

Development

Using WhatsApp to monitor and predict deadly landslides in Colombian…

Explorers

During her time in Ghana, Sarah Begum experienced the lives…

Wildlife

The Lone Star tick is spreading across North America, carrying…

Tectonics

Earlier this week, Indonesia was struck by a series of…

Energy

Efforts to reduce the energy drain of the internet are…

Development

An investigation reveals how the illegal export of talc, used…

Discovering Britain

In this month’s Discovering Britain, Laura Cole visits Winchester’s chalk…

Energy

Coal’s rising popularity among climate-apathetic leaders is a worrying trend,…

Cultures

Land rights for the indigenous are still a problem, but…

Development

New statistics suggest rising healthy lifespans in China, at the…

Cultures

The addition of traditional Māori names to Wellington’s urban landscape is…

Climate

Sharing the ideas of climate justice with a little humour…

Geopolitical Hotspot

Who is the world supercomputer champion? Klaus Dodds looks at…

Polar

Rising bedrock under the West Antarctic Ice Sheet could prevent…

RGS-IBG Events

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

Geopolitics

Steps are being taken to resolve the heated question of…

Crossword

Can you complete this month’s Geographical crossword puzzle?

RGS–IBG News

The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) recognises the contributions individuals…

Oceans

Officially declared the world’s ‘most overfished sea’, the Mediterranean is…


Travel Partners

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The University of Winchester was established in 1840 as a…

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From pioneering itineraries through the Northwest Passage by ship, to…

Travel Partners

With Valletta being named European Capital of Culture for 2018,…

Travel Partners

Cruising to the Heart of Nature

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University of Malta – International Collaborative Programmes

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

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Travel The Unknown – Small group and tailor-made tours

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

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Discover the World - Creating Outstanding Holidays for over 30…

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A specialist expedition cruise agency with over 250 years’ combined…

Charity Partners

Life-changing adventures with the Jubilee Sailing Trust

Education Partners

Postgraduate study for the leaders and educators of our future

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

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University of Hertfordshire – Geography, Environment and Agriculture degrees

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Silversea Expeditions – taking you to some of the most…

Travel Partners

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

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Geography and Earth Sciences at Aberystwyth University

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Our courses tackle the issues witnessed in today’s world, such…

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

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Forests

Palm oil is omnipresent in global consumption. But in many circles it…

Deserts

Long-term studies reveal the Sahara desert has expanded substantially over the past…

Mapping

A volunteer-led digital mapping project is at the heart of efforts to…

Mapping

Benjamin Hennig charts the growth and impact of the world’s earthquakes

OPINIONS

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Explorers

During her time in Ghana, Sarah Begum experienced the lives of a…

I’m a Geographer

With fellow student Tom Micklethwait, Charles is travelling the route of the…

Explorers

For British cave divers, Chris Jewell and Jim Warny, who had been…

Explorers

After Michael Pugh quit his job as a law firm partner in Moscow,…

Cultures

Land rights for the indigenous are still a problem, but is it…

Cultures

While being a feminist is no longer taboo, women are still missing…

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NATURE

Wildlife

The Lone Star tick is spreading across North America, carrying a peculiar…

Wildlife

An interview with biologist Chris D Thomas, author of ‘Inheritors of the…

Climate

Sharing the ideas of climate justice with a little humour and a…

Polar

Rising bedrock under the West Antarctic Ice Sheet could prevent climate change…

UK

RGS–IBG News

The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) recognises the contributions individuals have made…

UK

A new interest in Cornish mines has been sparked amid the electric…

Discovering Britain

In this month’s Discovering Britain, Laura Cole visits Winchester’s chalk stream, a…

Discovering Britain

For this month’s Discovering Britain viewpoint, Laura Cole checks out a modern…