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Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) selection of events: September 2009.

12 SEPTEMBER, 10.30AM

RESPONSIBLE TRAVEL: Antarctica

(Travel event, London)

To mark the Antarctic Treaty's 50th year, this day of talks, workshops and discussions, led by experts, presents the latest advice for travellers to Antarctica. In association with IAATO and the British Antarctic Survey.

* Tickets also include admission to the evening lecture. RGS-IBG members 5 [pounds sterling], non-members 10 [pounds sterling]. Visit www.rgs.org/responsibletravel for further details

21 AND 22 SEPTEMBER

LAND ROVER DRIVER TRAINING

(Fieldwork and Expeditions event, Eastnor Castle, near Ledbury)

In partnership with one of our corporate benefactors, Land Rover, Geography Outdoors offers practical driver training courses covering key driving and safety techniques for work in remote areas.

* Cost: 150 [pounds sterling]. For further details, visit www.rgs.org/goseminars, email go@rgs.org or call 020 7591 3030

28 SEPTEMBER, 6.30PM

ROCK ART OF THE SAHARA

(Monday night lecture, London)

David Coulson, chairman of the Trust for African Rock Art, discusses the extraordinary rock art of the Sahara, which offers testimony to the local indigenous peoples and the dramatic climatic changes that transformed this once fertile region into the world's largest desert.

* Free; RGS-IBG members only

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14 SEPTEMBER, 7.30PM

HOW THE NORFOLK COASTLINE HAS CHANGED OVER THE LAST 1,000 YEARS

(Lecture, Norwich)

Local historian Jonathan Hooton considers the dynamic natural and man-made changes to the north and east coasts of the county over the past millennium. Joint meeting with the Geographical Association.

* Venue: Easton College. For details and bookings, contact the Events Office at events@rgs.org or 020 7591 3100

22 SEPTEMBER, 6.30PM

TOURISM AND CLIMATE CHANGE

(Environment and society forum, London)

Join us for a discussion of domestic and international case studies and to discover the projects that help to mitigate tourism's impact on climate change in the third in our series of joint events with the Tourism Society.

* To make a booking, please visit www.rgs.org/tourism or contact the Events Office on 020 7591 3100

22, 24, 29 SEPT, 1 OCTOBER, 2.30PM

DAVID LIVINGSTONE'S AFRICAN ACHIEVEMENTS

(Society showcase, London)

Missionary and explorer David Livingstone's association with Africa lasted for 30 years. This showcase looks at his extensive African achievements.

* Advance booking is essential. Refreshments will be provided. Ticket: free to RGS-IBG members and educational users, non-members 5 [pounds sterling], payable in advance. To book, contact showcase@rgs.org or 020 7591 3044

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