FOCUS on Geography

Head on over to and read our newest interactive photo essay titled "Exploring Arctic Diversity by Hitting the Road: Where Finland, Norway, and Russia Meet"

 by Julia Gerlach and Nadir Kinossian

The Geography Game That’s Fun for Everyone

GeoPlunge® offers a great way to help children learn about United States’ geography while simply having fun. It is a game for all ages, from first graders to senior citizens.

GeoBadges: YouthMappers

Become part of the YouthMappers movement and earn GeoBadges along the way! Click here to claim your badge!

 Become an AGS Junior Service Fellow

High school students who have taken the AP® Human Geography course, scoring a 3, 4, or 5 on the exam, is now eligible to become an American Geographical Society Junior Service Fellow!

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AGS offers a “sneak peak”!

Here's our newest sneak peak article titled "The Geography and Area Studies Interface from the Second World War to the Cold War"  by Ishan Ashutosh

AGS Endorses the GeoForAll Initiative - Get Involved Today!

The “Geo for All” initiative was created to ensure that students from economically poor backgrounds worldwide will be able to get geospatial education (without the need for high cost proprietary GI software), by having access to having free and open GIS software.

February 14, 2017 - Map of the Week, News and Information

The World's Love of Chocolate

Originating in the Americas, cocoa production and consumption has spread into a global phenomenon. One of the most treasured treats around the world, cocoa and its derived products are always in demand. This map looks at data from the International Cocoa Organization’s (ICCO) 2012 report on cocoa ... Read more...

February 09, 2017 - Map of the Week, News and Information

The City That Never Sleeps

New York City has long been known as "The City That Never Sleeps." Like a true global metropolis, New York is in constant movement, and the streams of people brushing by on the sidewalks, packing into subways, and filling office and apartment buildings never appears to end – or even rest. Even as... Read more...

February 02, 2017 - Map of the Week, News and Information

Top 5 Universities that Appear in the Super Bowl

This Sunday, the United States of America will stop, find the nearest TV, and watch as the Atlanta Falcons take on the New England Patriots at NRG Stadium in Houston for Super Bowl LI. Some will take pride in their city or teams' success, others will be seeing former University of Michigan quarterba... Read more...