We inspire and inform people, to help provide solutions to some of the world's most complex and urgent geographical problems

Voices of the Earth

Stories of exploration and inspiration, gathered from the archives and networks of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society by Jo Woolf.


Author: Susan Watt

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Climate Solutions

Sign up to one of our Climate Solutions courses today, and be sure that you are playing your part for the future of the planet.


Author: James Cave

The Geographer

We publish an attractive and informative quarterly magazine, The Geographer.


Author: Susan Watt

James Croll and his Adventures in Climate and Time

Bursting with energy and colour, this is the story of the inspirational C19th Scottish climate scientist told in an exciting new way for young secondary school students.

Climate Emergency Summits

Our Climate Emergency Summits provide a space for motivated people from across the sectors to come together in a safe and open workshop environment to offer solutions to the climate emergency.


Author: James Cave

Horrible Geography of Stunning Scotland

Our addition to the suite of engaging and informative Horrible Geography books for children!

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Upcoming Events

  • Discovery Day: Exploring Deserts

    This June, we are offering a specially curated tour around the Fair Maid's House in Perth about the very best of desert exploration. Read more

Latest Blogs

  • The ‘lone and level sands’, and some people who explored them

    RSGS Writer-in-Residence Jo Woolf looks at explorers throughout history that encountered desert mysteries. Read more

  • Faith, science and NGO communities unite for action on climate

    Faith, science and NGO communities in Scotland came together in Edinburgh yesterday, in response to Government intentions to water down climate policy. Giving a voice to the head, heart and soul of society, the event underlined the absolute necessity of tackling climate change, and the need to raise the issue beyond that of a political football. Read more

  • Nature Needs Half: A Vision and Practice

    Imagine our planet shared equally and equitably by people and nature, a world in which nature has ample space to exist and evolve, and people enjoy a healthy lifestyle that allows such a world to thrive. Read more