Geographical Society of Philadelphia

Rewilding the World

Where:International House, 3701 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia You will be riveted by the latest project of naturalist and extreme adventurer Paul Rosolie, famous for attempting to be “eaten alive” by an anaconda. Paul risks his life to explore the Amazon rainforest and southern India in his efforts to protect wildlife in[…]

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Mohammed Salih on Kurds' Quest for Independence in Iraq

6:30pm, MONDAY, DECEMBER 11 Where:Jet Wine Bar 1525 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19146 (215) 735-1116 Kurds' Quest for Independence in Iraq Mohammed Salih, Journalist will give an insider's perspective of the Iraqi Kurdistan conflict and the role of the United States. The modern Middle East holds numerous peoples and groups[…]

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GEObowl 2015

Where: West Catholic High School, 45th and Chestnut Streets, Philadelphia Top fifth through eighth graders from area schools will compete and be questioned on facts studied from the National Geographic, the United Nations Cyberschoolbus and CIA World Factbook websites. The Society sponsors GEObowl to promote studies of global geography and[…]

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