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  • National Geographic July 2005

    Deadly Jellyfish of Australia { In Search of the Deadly Jelly; Stingers}
    In Search of the Deadly Jelly Australia's beachgoers are safer from lethal box jellyfish because of him, but researcher Jamie Seymour is no unstung hero. He has the scars to prove it. BY JOHN L. ELIOT PHOTOGRAPHS BY PAUL A. SUTHERLAND
    Tapping the Rockies { All Fired Up: Tapping the Rockies}
    Tapping the Rockies Demand for natural gas and the resulting land- use pressures are pitting America's Old West against the New. BY JOHN G. MITCHELL PHOTOGRAPHS BY JOEL SARTORE
    China's Great Armada
    China's Great Armada Six centuries ago a towering eunuch named Zheng He commanded the Ming dynasty's fleet of immense trading vessels on expeditions ranging as far as Africa. BY FRANK VIVIANO PHOTOGRAPHS BY MICHAEL YAMASHITA
    Bitter Days for Chechnya { In Focus: Chechnya: How Did It Come to This? }
    Bitter Days for Chechnya The mountains of the Caucasus separate Europe from Asia. Religion, politics- and a decade of war- separate the region's embattled people. BY ANDREW MEIER
    Mars: The Little Rovers That Could { Report From the Red Planet; Making a Splash on Mars}
    Report From the Red Planet More than a year after their predicted demise, NASA's Mars rovers Spirit and Opportunity keep going, and going. .. . BY CHARLES W. PETIT
    The Stem Cell Divide { Stem Cells: How Far Will We Go; The Power to Divide}
    The Stem Cell Divide Embryonic stem cells may someday help doctors treat ills from paralysis to diabetes. But science must contend with politics before that hope can be realized. BY RICK WEISS PHOTOGRAPHS BY MAX AGUILERA- HELLWEG, M. D.
    20812: It's Only a Paper Moon { Glen Echo Pops Up; ZipUSA: 20812; ZipUSA: Glen Echo, Maryland}
    ZipUSA: 20812 Though its amusement park is long gone, Glen Echo, Maryland, has kept its sense of fun- and its carousel too. TEXT AND ART BY CAROL BARTON PHOTOGRAPHS BY MICHAEL BROWN

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  • National Geographic August 2005

    Brazil's Wild Wet { The Pantanal; The Wild Wet}
    Brazil's Wild Wet Cowboys, caimans, and mud come together in the Pantanal, where modern pressures threaten the health of one of the world's largest wetlands. BY SUSAN MCGRATH PHOTOGRAPHS BY JOEL SARTORE
    After Oil: Powering the Future { Powering the Future; Future Power: Where Will the World Get Its Next Energy Fix? }
    Powering the Future Where on Earth can our energy- hungry society turn to replace oil, coal, and natural gas? BY MICHAEL PARFIT PHOTOGRAPHS BY SARAH LEEN
    Cave Art Mystery { Hands Across Time: Exploring the Rock Art of Borneo}
    Hands Across Time Deep within the cliffside caves of eastern Borneo, 10, 000- year- old paintings featuring the hands of the artists themselves may offer clues about ancient migrations. BY LUC- HENRI FAGE PHOTOGRAPHS BY CARSTEN PETER
    Hurricane Warning { In Hot Water}
    Hurricane Warning Last year's record hurricane season may have been just the beginning. Forecasters predict the Atlantic seaboard could be in for decades of relentless pounding. BY CHRIS CARROLL PHOTOGRAPHS BY TYRONE TURNER
    China's Fossil Marvels { Jewels in the Ash: China's Extraordinary Fossil Site}
    China's Fossil Marvels Layers of shale and volcanic ash in Liaoning Province are yielding fossils so exquisitely preserved, we even know what some prehistoric creatures ate for their last meals. BY CLIFF TARPY PHOTOGRAPHS BY 0. LOUIS MAZZATENTA
    The Bomb- -60 Years Later { Living With the Bomb}
    Living With the Bomb It's been 60 years since Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Today nuclear weapons stoke nations' dreams of power- and give their citizens nightmares. BY RICHARD RHODES
    65760: Not Quite Utopia { ZipUSA: 65760; ZipUSA: Missouri Utopia? ; ZipUSA: Tecumseh, Missouri}
    ZipUSA: 65760 Keeping a fractious socialist commune running in Tecumseh, Missouri, takes good old- fashioned capitalism. BY ALAN MAIRSON PHOTOGRAPHS BY MARIA STENZEL

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  • National Geographic September 2005

    Oil Boon { African Oil: Whose Bonanza? }
    Oil Boon In a continent where natural resources are often plun- dered to the detriment of ordinary people, impoverished Chad- the new oil frontier- could become a model of fairness. BY NICK KOTCH PHOTOGRAPHS BY PASCAL MAITRE AND ED KASHI
    Living with AIDS
    Living With AIDS For one group of HIV- positive South Africans, potent drugs and changing attitudes offer new hope. TEXT AND PHOTOGRAPHS BY GIDEON MENDEL
    Inventing Nairobi { Nairobi; Inventing a City: Nairobi}
    Inventing Nairobi The nearly three million residents of Kenya's burgeoning capital are reshaping a uniquely African city. BY BINYAVANGA WAINAINA PHOTOGRAPHS BY DAVID ALAN HARVEY
    Ituri Pygmies { Ituri Pygmies: Who Rules the Forest? }
    Who Rules the Forest? The Mbuti Pygmies of Congo's Ituri forest have survived a brutal civil war and chaotic aftermath. But peace- with its inevitable land rush- poses an even greater threat. BY PAUL SALOPEK PHOTOGRAPHS BY RANDY OLSON
    African Wildlife { Spirit of the Wild}
    Spirit of the Wild The fate of Africa's great animals remains uncertain- and entirely in human hands. BY DAVID QUAMMEN
    The Human Footprint { Views of the Continent; Tracing the Human Footprint}
    Views of the Continent Armed with two small planes and infinite determination, explorer and conservationist J. Michael Fay set out to create an unprecedented record of human impact on the land. BY DAVID QUAMMEN PHOTOGRAPHS BY GEORGE STEINMETZ MAP SUPPLEM
    Return to Zambia { Zambia; Return to Zambia: We Just Want Enough }
    Return to Zambia On a visit home, an African writer travels from remote valley to village to city, contemplating the relationship between people and wildlife. BY ALEXANDRA FULLER PHOTOGRAPHS BY LYNN JOHNSON

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    AFRICA: THE HUMAN FOOTPRINT(24 1/4 x 22 1/4 inches)
    Included: Human Footprint map of Africa reflecting human impact on the continent; measures of human impact are population density; road, rail and waterway networks; land use; and electric power grids. ; Also included: Inset Human Footprint map of the wor
    AFRICA: A STORIED LANDSCAPE(24 1/4 x 22 1/4 inches)
    Included: Map of Africa based on satellite images revealing landscapes formed by a mosaic of ecosystems; inset outline map showing Africa' s most distant offshore nations- -Cape Verde, Mauritius, and Seychelles; an inset vertical map strip of the contine

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  • National Geographic October 2005

    The Next Killer Flu: Can We Stop It?
    Tracking the Next Killer Flu In Southeast Asia a virus that kills chickens is now also killing people. The race is on to keep the bird flu from ravaging the world.

    Triplet Epidemic
    Central New Jersey produces more than its share of twins and triplets- far more. What's going on here?
    Battle of Trafalgar
    Fatal Victory With a daring naval maneuver at Trafalgar 200 years ago this month, Admiral Lord Nelson led his outnumbered British fleet against France and Spain- and perished victorious.
    Missouri Stone Age Site
    Saving a Stone Age Site A dig along the Sac River in Missouri has yielded valuable clues about America's earliest inhab- itants. Now archaeologists must move fast before it's washed away.
    Cruelest Place on Earth
    Cruelest Place on Earth Baking temperatures, wastelands of salt- it's hard to imagine a more brutal landscape than Africa's Danakil Desert. But for the Afar people this is a home to die for.
    Hawaii's Outer Kingdom
    Hawaii's Outer Kingdom Wildlife as beautiful as art splashes across the remote Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.
    Street Elephants of Thailand
    Urban Elephants Thailand's domestic giants, harshly treated by some of their handlers, face a perilous future in a land of shrinking forests and spreading cities.

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  • National Geographic November 2005

    Ocelots
    Stealth Cats After six months on an island in Panama, the photographer at last glimpsed wild ocelots with his own eyes- for about six seconds. His remote cameras had better luck.
    Nepal: Inside the Revolution
    Inside Nepal's Revolution Self- styled Maoist rebels are waging a deadly people's war against the king of this Himalayan country, yet it's the people themselves who are suffering.
    New Wrinkles on Aging The Secrets of Living Longer; The Secrets of Long Life { Blue Zones }
    New Wrinkles on Aging Residents of Okinawa, Sardinia, and Loma Linda, California, live longer, healthier lives than just about anyone else on Earth. What do they know that the rest of us don't?
    Indonesia's Undersea Oddballs
    Undersea Oddballs Predators erupt from volcanic sands, and delicate pygmy seahorses hide in plain sight in the strange world of Indonesia's Lembeh Strait.
    War Letters: The Lives Behind the Lines
    War Letters Decades of correspondence between soldiers and their loved ones back home offers a poignant view of war.
    Turducken Town
    You' ll have to slow down for the speed trap, so you might as well stop in Maurice, Louisiana, for a bite to eat. Thanksgiving turducken, anyone?
    Acadia National Park
    Acadia National Park From rusticators to Rockefellers, the people who created this Maine park are as colorful as its fall foliage.

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  • National Geographic December 2005

    New Space Telescope { Night Vision}
    Night Vision NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope keeps a keen eye out for cosmic birthplaces, where stars are blazing to life and new planets are forged. BY BILL DOUTHITT
    Polar Bear Park { Polar Bears in Hot Water; Wapusk National Park; Refuge in White: Winter in a Canadian National Park}
    Polar Bears in Hot Water Global warming has shortened the ice season in the Arctic, and the white bears of Canada's Wapusk National Park are feeling the heat. BY JOHN L. ELIOT PHOTOGRAPHS BY NORBERT ROSING
    Beyond Nessie { Sea Monsters: Scientists Bring Godzilla Back to Life; When Monsters Ruled the Deep}
    Beyond Nessie These sea monsters are no myth. Meet the ancient reptilian creatures that have inspired terrifying tales in cultures the world over. BY VIRGINIA MORELL SPECIAL SUPPLEMENT: SEA MONSTERS
    10017: Grand Central Passion { ZipUSA: 10017; ZipUSA: New York, New York}
    ZipUSA: 10017 Every day more than 700, 000 people hustle through Manhattan's Grand Central Terminal. It's one of the biggest, deepest- and indeed grandest- train stations in the world. BY SUSAN ORLEAN PHOTOGRAPHS BY IRA BLOCK
    Hope in Hell { Katrina: Deadly Delay; Deadly Delay: Katrina- -Grasping for Relief}
    Katrina: Deadly Delay BY CHRIS CARROLL
    Hope in Hell { Global Aid; When the World Forgets, Who Comes to Help}
    Global Aid BY EDWARD GIRARDET PHOTOGRAPHS BY ] OHN STANMEYER
    Global Aid: Hope in Hell { Hope in Hell}
    Hope in Hell When disasters strike anywhere in the world- floods, famine, earthquakes, war- nations and aid agencies rally to help. But is there enough money, compassion, and long- term commitment to go around?
    Buddha Rising
    Buddha Rising Buddhism is gaining followers in the West with practical ways to still the mind and find enlightenment. BY PERRY GARFINKEL PHOTOGRAPHS BY STEVE McCURRY

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    MONSTERS OF THE ANCIENT SEA: SIDE TWO(13 x 20 1/4 inches)
    Contents: Painting of [ Kronosaurus queenslandicus, ] Temnodontosaurus platydon, ] [ Tylosaurus proriger] , [ Thalassomedon hanningtoni, ] [ Nothosaurus giganteus, ] and [ Archelon ischyros] in the waters of an ancient sea.
    MONSTERS OF THE ANCIENT SEA: SIDE ONE(20 1/4 x 13 inches)
    Contents: Images of selected ancient marine reptiles. ; Included: The eye of [ Temnodontosaurus] , more than two inches across; [ Shonisaurus sikanniensis] ( Jurassic) ; [ Archelon ischyros] ( Cretaceous) ; [ Temnodontosaurus platyodon] ( Jurassic) ; [ N

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