Michael Alexander speaks to international endurance swimmer and maritime lawyer Lewis Pugh as he prepares to bring his oceans advocate message to Perth.
Royal Scottish Geographical Society
Apollo 11 anniversary: The day first man on the moon Neil Armstrong visited Scotland – and risked being ‘hanged’!
To mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landings, Jo Woolf - writer in residence at the Perth-based Royal Scottish Geographical Society - looks back at Neil Armstrong’s visit to Scotland in 1972.
“We need to hold older generations accountable” – Greta Thunberg makes plea to Scottish schoolchildren after award from Perth charity
Climate change activist Greta Thunberg, who inspired an environmental revolution amongst schoolchildren across the world, has been presented with a top honour by a Perth educational charity.
On the 10th anniversary of Scotland setting ambitious targets to cut carbon emissions, and as protests for greater change continue, Perth-based Royal Scottish Geographical Society chief executive Mike Robinson tells Michael Alexander what he thinks has to be done next.
Blink and you’ll miss it – famous society puts extraordinary collection on display in Perth for two hours
Rare documents detailing Scotland’s links to the world’s most famous explorers will go on display in Perth.
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.
‘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.