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National Geographic April 2006

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Inside Chernobyl { The Long Shadow of Chernobyl}
Twenty years after a nuclear reactor exploded, blanketing thousands of square miles with radiation, the catastrophe isn’t over. BY RICHARD STONE PHOTOGRAPHS BY GERD LUDWIG
Dragonfly Mating Game { Dragonflies; Dragonflies: Strange Love}
Grab, shake, bite, puncture, punch- that’s just the courtship ritual of these dazzling aerobats. BY JENNIFER ACKERMAN PHOTOGRAPHS BY JOZSEF L. SZENTPETERI
Quake: The Next Big One { Earthquakes; The Next Big One: Where on Earth Will it Strike? }
We understand earthquakes better than we did a century ago, when San Francisco was flattened. Now we’ d like to predict them. BY JOEL ACHENBACH PHOTOGRAPHS BY PETER ESSICK SPECIAL SUPPLEMENT: EARTHQUAKE RISK ZONES
The New Venezuela { Venezuela; Venezuela According to Chavez}
Hugo Chavez won the presidency of Venezuela by a landslide in 1998. Has he also won the hearts of his people? BY ALMA GUILLERMOPRIETO PHOTOGRAPHS BY MEREDITH DAVENPORT
Glen Canyon Revealed { Glen Canyon; A Dry Red Season: Glen Canyon}
A sustained drought has shriveled Lake Powell in the Southwest to expose a red- rock wonderland drowned decades ago. BY DANIEL GLICK PHOTOGRAPHS BY MICHAEL MELFORD
Nuclear Comeback { Nuclear Power; Nuclear Power: Risking a Comeback}
It’s controversial. It’s expensive. And it just might save the Earth. BY CHARLES PETIT

Supplement:

DANGER ZONES: EARTHQUAKE RISK- -A GLOBAL VIEW(20 1/4 x 31 inches)
Included: Map of world showing areas of high and low earthquake risk, population density, the ten deadliest and costliest earthquakes in the last 100 years, plate boundaries, and direction of plate movement; notes about cities located near boundaries bet
EARTHQUAKES: LIVING WITH THE THREAT(20 1/4 x 31 inches)
Included: Illustration showing earthquake effects on an urban area, including utilities, houses, mid- rise and high- rise buildings, and highways; plus illustrated notes on earthquake- resistant methods and materials used to reinforce and stabilize house

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