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.

American Geographical Society Announces New Councilors

Dr. Robert S. Chen of Columbia University and author and strategist, Dr. Parag Khanna are the newest members of the AGS Council!

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!

Games, Map-Making, News and more geographically-focused tools can be found on our GeoSpace!

A hub for all things geographical with links to interactive geography tools and articles that display the diversity of geography today!

American Geographical Society Announces Endorsement of the “Geo for All” Initiative

“Geo for All” aims to provide expertise and support for the establishment of Open Source Geospatial Laboratories and Research Centers across the world for supporting development of open-source geospatial software technologies, training, and expertise.

UBIQUE Company Spotlights

Companies and organizations who are doing innovative and inspiring geo-spatial and geographically focused work are featured on UBIQUE's Company Spotlight page!


July 31, 2015 - AGS Members News, News and Information

Get to know Dr. Joseph Wood: A cultural geographer

AGS Councilor Joe Wood is a cultural geographer whose academic work focuses on the North American cultural landscape. His publications explore a range of topics, including the New England village as an invented tradition, the idea of a National Road in antebellum America, contemporary Vietnamese ... Read more...


July 27, 2015 - Map of the week, News and Information

Map of the Week: Colorado River Day

Saturday, July 25th, was Colorado River Day. The Colorado River provides water for seven states in the west. The river is being affected by pollution and drought. Over 30 million people rely on the Colorado River every day, and many crops that are distributed around the country come from this area. ... Read more...


July 20, 2015 - Map of the week, News and Information

Map of the Week: Moon Landing Anniversary

Today, July 20th, is Moon Day.  This day celebrates the landing of Apollo 11 on the moon in 1969. This was the first spacecraft to land on the moon with people. Below is a map of the birthplaces of all of the American Astronauts who have walked on the moon. This was a huge step in science. The A... Read more...