An historian whose painstaking detective work led to the discovery of a long-lost Dundee whaling ship will discuss the search at an event in Perth next week.
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‘I got more lost in Dundee!’ claims explorer Benedict Allen after being airlifted to safety in remote jungle rescue
Ahead of Royal Scottish Geographical Society talks in Dundee and Dunfermline, Michael Alexander speaks to explorer Benedict Allen about his encounters with Papua New Guinea’s Yaifo tribe - one of just a few groups on the planet who have no interaction with the outside world.
Asian Odyssey: We Were Kings Scottish film premiere to take place at DCA following ‘amazing’ adventure
He is the self-proclaimed history nerd who picked up his first book on Burma in 2007 whilst reading for a history degree at Cambridge University.
A new strategy to encourage businesses across Scotland to get clued up about climate change has been launched in Perth.
One of the country’s best-known naturalists and environmental authors will visit Perth to give a talk about his career.
‘More relevant than ever’, says chief executive as Royal Scottish Geographical Society celebrates 10 years in Perth
As the Royal Scottish Geographical Society (RSGS) marks its first decade in Perth on September 6, Michael Alexander speaks to chief executive Mike Robinson about its relevance in the modern world.
The Perth-based Royal Scottish Geographical Society is pushing for Scotland to become the first part of the UK with a legal universal right to food. Michael Alexander reports.
A pair of pilots who were the driving force being the first aircraft to circumnavigate the globe without a drop of fuel have been honoured by a Perth-based educational charity.
An intrepid explorer’s trek across one of the most inhospitable places on earth is told in a new exhibition at the Royal Scottish Geographical Society’s Perth headquarters.
With Scotland’s Year of Young People 2018 under way, Michael Alexander spoke to several young people from Tayside and Fife to find out what it means to them.