Geography Directions has always looked to showcase the importance of geography and geographical insights to pressing issues facing society and the … More
By Jane Wills, University of Exeter, UK The arrival of the coronavirus has brutally revealed the importance of having good … More
By Levi Gahman, University of the West Indies and University of Liverpool and Gabrielle Thongs, University of the West Indies … More
By Kellynn Wee, National University of Singapore, Singapore Maid agencies frequently hit the headlines in Singapore for the most appalling … More
by Kezia Barker, Birkbeck, University of London, UK The zombie apocalypse has become a kitsch and playful marketing tool that … More
By Phil Emmerson, RGS-IBG Readers of the RGS-IBG journals may have noticed a couple of changes over the last few … More
We are bombarded with messages to ‘move more.’ Physical activity is good for us, we’re told. In the right doses, yes, meeting minimum levels of activity reduces our risk of chronic conditions like type 2 diabetes, some cancers, cardiovascular diseases, and depression, plus it helps with stress and our general quality of life.
It seems often forgotten, however, that ‘moving more’ usually means going somewhere. For many of us, that place is the gym. And gyms can be more, or less, inviting.
By Robert Shaw (Newcastle University, UK) and Ankit Kumar (Eindhoven University of Technology, NL) Public lighting is widely understood as … More
by Creighton Connolly, University of Lincoln Heritage is increasingly recognised as central to planetary wellbeing and sustainability initiatives. For instance, … More
By Elaine Stratford, University of Tasmania In cities around the world, on any day or night, billions of us walk … More