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  • National Geographic January 2007

    Arctic Night Trek { Arctic Nightmare; Arctic Dreams & Nightmares}
    In the dark of winter, two veteran adventurers slog toward the North Pole while a third battles for his life off the coast of Siberia. BY MARGUERITE DEL GIUDICE
    Slovenia Treasure { A River's Gifts}
    Why did Romans, Celts, and even prehistoric settlers submerge their personal belongings, from swords to dishes, in a shallow river in Slovenia? BY CAROL KAUFMANN PHOTOGRAPHS BY ARNE HODALIC
    Dubai { Dubai: Sudden City}
    Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum has led the transformation of his realm from a drowsy fishing village to a tax- free business haven and world capital of glittering excess. BY AFSHIN MOLAVI PHOTOGRAPHS BY MAGGIE STEBER
    Amazon: Forest to Farms: Battle to Stop the Land Grab { Farming the Amazon; Last of the Amazon}
    Brazil's dilemma: Allow widespread- and profitable- destruction of the rain forest to continue, or intensify conservation efforts. BY SCOTT WALLACE PHOTOGRAPHS BY ALEX WEBB
    Hummingbirds { Hummingbirds: Flight of Fancy}
    Marvels of micro- engineering, hummingbirds are the bird world's featherweight champions. BY MICHAEL KLESIUS PHOTOGRAPHS BY LUIS A. MAZARIEGOS
    Humpback Mysteries { Hidden Lives of Humpbacks; Humpback Whales; Humpback Whales: What Are They Doing Down There? }
    Famous for their acrobatic leaps and haunting songs, these whales are slowly revealing the mysteries of their underwater behavior. BY DOUGLAS H. CHADWICK PHOTOGRAPHS BY FLIP NICKLIN

    9 in stock

  • National Geographic February 2007

    Mangroves { Mangroves: Forests of the Tide}
    At the intersection of land and sea, mangrove forests support a wealth of life, from starfish to people, and may be more important to the health of the planet than we ever realized. BY KENNEDY WARNE PHOTOGRAPHS BY TIM LAMAN
    Hawaii's Unearthly Worms
    Lowly marine worms ply shallow shores, ocean deeps, and just about everywhere in between. Off the Hawaiian Islands, they assume spectacular forms. BY JENNIFER S. HOLLAND PHOTOGRAPHS BY DARLYNE A. MURAWSKI
    Curse of Nigerian Oil { Curse of the Black Gold; Oil in Nigeria; Curse of the Black Gold: Hope and Betrayal in the Niger Delta}
    The Niger Delta holds some of the world's richest oil deposits, yet Nigerians living there are poorer than ever, violence is rampant, and the land and water are fouled. What went wrong? BY TOM O' NEILL PHOTOGRAPHS BY ED KASHI
    Healing the Heart { Mending Broken Hearts}
    As heart disease reaches epidemic proportions worldwide, researchers are moving away from the old clogged- pipes model to search for triggers lurking in our genes. BY JENNIFER KAHN PHOTOGRAPHS BY ROBERT CLARK
    Beauty on the Border { Desolate Majesty; Beyond Big Bend; Beyond Big Bend: Desolate Majesty}
    Straddling Texas and Mexico, the Big Bend region is high in biodiversity and low in footprints. It's a place so untamed that if something doesn't bite, stick, or sting, it's probably a rock. BY JOE NICK PATOSKI PHOTOGRAPHS BY JACK W. DYKINGA

    15 in stock

  • National Geographic March 2007

    Cosmic Explosions { Bang: The Cataclysmic Death of Stars}
    Massive stars die in the biggest explosions since the big bang. Now scientists are deciphering the stories of these doomed suns. BY RON COWEN
    Orlando Beyond Disney { Beyond Disney; Orlando; How Walt Disney Changed Everything}
    Walt Disney's utopian dream forever changed Orlando, Florida, and laid the blueprint for the new American metropolis. BY T. D. ALLMAN PHOTOGRAPHS BY DAVID BURNETT
    Sharks of the Bahamas { Shark Eden; Sharks; Bahama Sharks; Blue Waters of the Bahamas: An Eden for Sharks}
    Sharks are in decline worldwide, yet they abound in the Bahamas. What makes this blue- water archipelago a sanctuary? BY JENNIFER S. HOLLAND PHOTOGRAPHS BY BRIAN SKERRY
    Defending a Forgotten Herd { Zakouma Park; Ivory Wars: Last Stand in Zakouma}
    Poachers in Chad are gunning down some of Africa's last great elephant herds whenever they leave Zakouma National Park. BY J. MICHAEL FAY PHOTOGRAPHS BY MICHAEL NICHOLS
    Wildlife Haven { Zakouma: Eye to Eye}
    Within Zakouma Park, elephants, lions, giraffes, and a wealth of rarely seen animals live their lives relatively undisturbed. TEXT AND PHOTOGRAPHS BY MICHAEL NICHOLS
    Rock of Ages: Canyonlands
    In the vast expanse of corrugated rock that spreads across the American Southwest, time is measured in millennia. BY MIKE EDWARDS PHOTOGRAPHS BY FRANS LANTING

    14 in stock

  • National Geographic April 2007

    Village of Empty Nets { Newfoundland Fishing; The Global Fish Crisis: End of the Line}
    End of the Line A village in Newfoundland faces a bleak reality. BY CHRIS CARROLL PHOTOGRAPHS BY JOACHIM LADEFOGED
    Hip- Hop Planet
    Whether you trace it to New York's South Bronx or the villages of West Africa, hip- hop has become the voice of a generation demanding to be heard. BY JAMES McBRIDE PHOTOGRAPHS BY DAVID ALAN HARVEY
    Tallgrass Prairie { Splendor of the Grass: Tallgrass Prairie}
    In the Flint Hills of Kansas, the nation's last great expanse of tallgrass prairie anchors a world renewed by fire. BY VERLYN KLINKENBORG PHOTOGRAPHS BY JIM RICHARDSON
    Special Report: Saving the Sea's Bounty { Still Waters: The Global Fish Crisis; The Global Fish Crisis}
    High- tech harvesting and wasteful management have brought world fish stocks to dangerous lows. Three stories explore the fish crisis- as well as the hope for a new relationship between man and the sea.
    Safe Haven in New Zealand { Marine Protected Areas; The Global Fish Crisis: Blue Haven}
    Blue Haven New Zealand marine reserves are a model for the world. BY KENNEDY WARNE PHOTOGRAPHS BY BRIAN SKERRY
    The Majestic Bluefin { The Global Fish Crisis; The Global Fish Crisis: Still Waters}
    Still Waters The Mediterranean may lose its wild bluefin tuna. BY FEN MONTAIGNE PHOTOGRAPHS BY RANDY OLSON AND BRIAN SKERRY
    Lessons of the Hunt
    Teaching a spirited cub to survive in the wilds of Botswana takes all the skill and patience a mother leopard can muster: a rare look at how this solitary species raises its young. BY DERECK JOUBERT PHOTOGRAPHS BY BEVERLY JOUBERT

    13 in stock

  • National Geographic May 2007

    America's Border Wall { Our Walls, Ourselves; Border Wall; Our Wall: U. S. -Mexico Border}
    Fences may make good neighbors, but the barriers dividing the U. S. and Mexico are proving much more complicated. BY CHARLES BOWDEN PHOTOGRAPHS BY DIANE COOK AND LEN JENSHEL
    India's Urban Heart { Dharavi; Dharavi: Mumbai's Shadow City}
    As Mumbai booms, the poor of its notorious Dharavi slum find themselves living in some of India's hottest real estate. BY MARK JACOBSON PHOTOGRAPHS BY JONAS BENDIKSEN
    Legacy of Jamestown { Legacy of Jamestown: What Would You Take to the New World? }
    Artifacts unearthed at Jamestown reveal the lives of the colonists who arrived there in 1607 on the riskiest of ventures. BY KAREN E. LANGE PHOTOGRAPHS BY ROBERT CLARK MAP SUPPLEMENT: A WORLD TRANSFORMED
    Jamestown: The Real Story { Creating America; Legacy of Jamestown; Legacy of Jamestown: America, Found & Lost}
    The English colonists who landed at Jamestown 400 years ago undermined an ecosystem and changed the continent forever. BY CHARLES C. MANN
    Zambia Valley of Life { Zambia Wildlife; Valley of Life; Luangwa Valley; Waiting for Thunder: Zambia's Luangwa Valley}
    Hippos, lions, and elephants thrive in a remote Zambian valley, all in step with the seasonal rhythms of the Luangwa River. BY CHRISTINE ECKSTROM PHOTOGRAPHS BY FRANS LANTING
    Bulldog Ants { Lone Huntress: The Bulldog Ant}
    Australia's tenacious ants hunt alone, getting by on a potent combination of vision, venom, and sheer ferocity. TEXT AND PHOTOGRAPHS BY MARK W. MOFFETT

    Supplement:

    A WORLD TRANSFORMED(31 x 20 1/4 inches)
    Included: Maps of eastern North America locating substantial Indian populations before and after contact with Europeans ( 1491 and 1650) ; notes on Micmac, Montagnais, Eastern Abenaki, Southern New England Algonquians, Virginia Algonquians, Montagnais, S
    1607: WHEN CULTURES COLLIDED(31 x 20 1/4 inches)
    Included: Painting of Werowocomo, capital of the Powhatan Indian chiefdom, showing temple, Powhatan' s house, storehouse, agricultural fields, scarecrow hut, footbridge, chief' s ground, sacred space, hunting, vantage point, fishing, family houses, dugou

    6 in stock

  • National Geographic June 2007

    Ice on the Run, Seas on the Rise { Vanishing Sea Ice; The Big Thaw; Arctic Ice Edge}
    Polar bears could face extinction, whales go hungry, and seals have nowhere to rest- all because of the warming Arctic. TEXT AND PHOTOGRAPHS BY PAUL NICKLEN
    Big Thaw { The Big Thaw}
    From Greenland to Antarctica, the world is losing its ice faster than anyone thought possible. Can humans slow the melting? BY TIM APPENZELLER PHOTOGRAPHS BY JAMES BALOG
    Panama Bats { Panama's Adaptable Bats; Winged Victors: Panama's Adaptable Bats}
    Seventy- four species of bats flourish on one small Panamanian island, carving out distinct niches for habitat and forage. BY JENNIFER S. HOLLAND PHOTOGRAPHS BY CHRISTIAN ZIEGLER
    China's Boomtowns { China's Instant Cities}
    How one supercharged province cranks out lightbulbs, buttons, and bra rings, as well as instant cities for the factory workers. BY PETER HESSLER PHOTOGRAPHS BY MARK LEONG
    Arlington National Cemetery { Sacred Square Mile; Arlington: The Nation's Cemetery}
    More than 300, 000 Americans- from privates to Presidents- are buried in Arlington National Cemetery. But space is running out. BY RICK ATKINSON
    The Man Who Named Plants { The Name Giver; Carl Linnaeus: A Passion for Order}
    Swedish botanist Carl Linnaeus was an early information architect. He believed that every kind of plant and animal on Earth should be named and classified. BY DAVID QUAMMEN PHOTOGRAPHS BY HELENE SCHMITZ

    12 in stock

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