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AGS Council Fellowship

AGS launches Geobadges!


AGS is newly offering "Sneak Peaks" at Articles from the Geographical Review through Interviews with the Authors!

This preview helps readers understand what practical impacts these studies have, hear from the authors themselves, and discover the interesting findings these studies provide! To access the full articles, become an AGS affiliateand get free online access!

UNVEILING: Affiliate Forum

This is a brand new way for AGS affiliates to communicate. This is a forum where any affiliate can log onto the website with their username that was created while signing up. This is a place for any affiliate to ask questions, post job listings, share stories, and more with the entire AGS community. -If you are having trouble logging on please contact

Bowman Expedition in Honduras

Twenty-three Years of Participatory Research Mapping in Honduran Muskitia: Katainasta Communities Map a New Type of Indigenous Territorial Jurisdiction. These tools are helping empower the citizens of Honduras.

GIS Technologies to Stop Poaching 

Developments in GIS data capture, using handheld devices, satellite imagery, and drones, are empowering governments and conservation organizations to more effectively fight for species survival. Here are four recent examples of GIS technologies being implemented to stop poaching.
Jesse Miller & Timur Pozhidaev

Introducing Our Fall Interns

Please welcome Timur Pozhidaev (Left) and Jesse Miller (Right), our new Fall scholar-interns at the American Geographical Society!

November 16, 2015 - News and Information

AGS Launches Geobadges

AGS kicks off digital badging platform to recognize geographic skill building and community service   Today we’re excited to announce the soft launch of! With, we’re experimenting with the power of digital badges to recognize geographic learning ... Read more...

October 26, 2015 - News and Information

NYC Walking Tours with Geography Professor Dr. Jack Eichenbaum

NYC Walking Tours with Geography Professor Dr. Jack Eichenbaum For more than 160 years, the American Geographical Society has been working to harness the power of human exploration and geographic inquiry to enhance policymaking, scientific research and public education." New York City again plays... Read more...

October 22, 2015 - Geography of the Day, News and Information

Geography of the Day: Lake Balkhash

Lake Balkhash: Half Fresh and Half Saline Water ... Read more...