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Films

An emotional and divisive documentary that explores the trophy hunting and ivory…

Oceans

In this exclusive film for Geographical, see how an unusually thriving sea…

RGS-IBG Events

It is said that British cavers have discovered more caves on this…

Energy

Could human waste one day be fuelling our homes and…

Development

A global boom in battery usage over the coming century…

Geophoto

Every year, the LPOTY awards celebrate the best in Britain’s…

Climate

At the 23rd Convention of the Parties (COP) climate change…

I’m a Geographer

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

Forests

Indigenous conservation schemes in Peru can be more effective than…

Oceans

Knowing where past coral reefs existed is a crucial component…

Explorers

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

RGS–IBG News

Reviewing the latest funding news from the Royal Geographical Society…

Oceans

Numerous low-lying Pacific islands have disappeared under rising seas

Explorers

Earlier this year, a group of packrafters set out on…

Competitions

Fancy yourself as a budding photographer? Let’s see what you’ve…

Development

China’s central government is to shut down factories and punish local…

Mapping

How are the EU member nations faring in the fight…

Mapping

Violence against women violates human rights, and the lack of…

Expeditions

The Sharqiya Sands is a unique and beautiful habitat slowly…

Cities

Deadly heat waves could become more frequent in cities thanks…

Geopolitical Hotspot

Klaus Dodds turns his gaze north, to examine the debates…

Crossword

Can you complete this month’s Geographical crossword puzzle?

Climate

Marco Magrini considers why the recent devastation caused by hurricanes…


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

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Coral Expeditions welcomes guests from all over the world on…

Education Partners

University of Malta – International Collaborative Programmes

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

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University of Hertfordshire – Geography, Environment and Agriculture degrees

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The University of Winchester was established in 1840 as a…

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Travel Partners

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

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Geography and Environmental Science at Natural Resources Institute, University of…

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Travel The Unknown – Small group and tailor-made tours

Partners

James Aldred in Conversation with Helen Macdonald

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Life-changing adventures with the Jubilee Sailing Trust

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Postgraduate study for the leaders and educators of our future

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

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Silversea Expeditions – taking you to some of the most…

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Discover the World - Creating Outstanding Holidays for over 30…

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Geography and Earth Sciences at Aberystwyth University

Travel Partners

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

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Damaged World

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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

How are the EU member nations faring in the fight for gender…

Mapping

Violence against women violates human rights, and the lack of equal rights…

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

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…

Explorers

Earlier this year, a group of packrafters set out on an epic…

Explorers

While travelling across the northeast Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, travel writer…

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

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

Wildlife

The rapid spread of Asian hornets is likely to make them a…

Climate

At the 23rd Convention of the Parties (COP) climate change conference in…

Climate

Marco Magrini considers why the recent devastation caused by hurricanes in the…

UK

RGS–IBG News

Reviewing the latest funding news from the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)

RGS–IBG News

Get ready for a special bonus RGS-IBG Explore event, new for 2017

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,…