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National Geographic March 2004

By Eric

Armenia Reborn { The Rebirth of Armenia}
Armenia Reborn For 3, 000 years Armenians survived conquer- ors, calamities, and diaspora. Defiance and a long memory continue to sustain them as they rebuild their Caucasus homeland. BY FRANK VIVIANO PHOTOGRAPHS BY ALEXANDRA AVAKIAN
The Price of Growth in China { China’s Growing Pains}
China’s Growing Pains Wrenching environmental problems are plaguing the world’s newest industrial powerhouse. Can China clean up its act? BY ] ASPER BECKER PHOTOGRAPHS BY BOB SACHA
Sweet Home Talladega { 35160: Free To Be; ZipUSA: 35160; ZipUSA: Talladega, Alabama}
ZipUSA: 35160 In Talladega, Alabama, hearing and sight aren’t requirements for the good life. BY MARGARET G. ZACKOWITZ PHOTOGRAPHS BY DAVID McLAIN
Elephant Communication { Elephant Talk; Calls in the Wild}
Calls in the Wild Elephants are able to talk long distance but only with the cooperation of a fickle carrier: the weather. BY LYNNE WARREN
A Rain Forest in Rio’s Backyard { Brazil’s Atlantic Forest; Rio’s Backyard Rain Forest; The Rain Forest in Rio’s Backyard}
Rio’s Backyard Rain Forest The once vast Atlantic forest of Brazil survives only as a scattering of green islands in a sea of human sprawl. Now scientists have plans to save its remnants from the rising tide of development. BY VIRGINIA MORELL PHOTOGRAPH
British Columbia’s Outback { Stikine River; Deep North}
British Columbia’s Outback What do you call an unforgiv- ing land whose beauty can be fatal? The people of the Stikine River Valley call it home. BY WADE DAVIS PHOTOGRAPHS BY SARAH LEEN

National Geographic July 2005

By Eric

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

National Geographic August 2005

By Eric

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

National Geographic September 2006

By Eric

Wild- Water Caves of the South Pacific { Raging Danger}
On an island off Papua New Guinea, a white- water river vanishes into a limestone cave. Following the torrent underground, a team discovers breathtaking waterfalls and theater- size chambers. BY NEIL SHEA PHOTOGRAPHS BY STEPHEN L. ALVAREZ
Lush Life in the Sonoran Desert { Life in the Desert; Sonoran Desert; Songs of the Sonoran}
Hottest of North America’s deserts, the Sonoran’s 100, 000 square miles manage to support an incredible array of plants, animals, and landscapes. BY DOUGLAS H. CHADWICK PHOTOGRAPHS BY GEORGE STEINMETZ
China Rising: Manchuria’s Rust- to- Riches Gamble { Manchurian Mandate; The Manchurian Mandate}
China is gearing up to turn its northeastern rust belt, once the centerpiece of Chairman Mao’s planned economy, into the country’s next engine of growth. BY BROOK LARMER PHOTOGRAPHS BY FRITZ HOFFMANN
Okavango Lions on the Hunt { Killer Pride}
Rarely witnessed behavior marks the predator- prey relationship of a pride of lions and a herd of Cape buffalo on a marshy island in Botswana’s Okavango Delta. BY DERECK JOUBERT PHOTOGRAPHS BY BEVERLY JOUBERT
Why Every Shoe Tells a Story { The Joy of Shoes; Shoes; Every Shoe Tells a Story}
Baby booties to orthopedic sandals, we spend most of our waking lives in shoes, and from them we may learn something about our culture, our history, and ourselves. BY CATHY NEWMAN PHOTOGRAPHS BY MITCHELL FEINBERG

National Geographic June 2007

By Eric

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

National Geographic May 2008

By Eric

Building Boom { The New Great Walls}
Beijing is building up for the Olympics. By Ted C. Fishman Photographs by Greg Girard
The Road Ahead
Despite the bumps, there’s no end in sight. By Peter Hessler Photographs by Fritz Hoffmann
Gilded Age { Gilded Age, Gilded Cage}
A new middle class means aspiration- and anxiety. By Leslie T Chang Photographs by Randy Olson
Guizhou Village { Village on the Edge of Time}
In Dimen, yesterday and today are merging. By Amy Tan Photographs by Lynn Johnson
China: Inside the Dragon { China’s Journey}
The great nation is on the move. By Peter Hessler Photographs by Fritz Hoffmann
Yellow River { Bitter Waters}
Can China save the Yellow- its Mother River? By Brook Larmer Photographs by Greg Girard

Supplement:

CHINA: JOURNEY OF ROCK AND WATER(20 1/8 inches x 31)
Errata: The September 2008 NGM notes that the description of the People’ s Requblic of China as the fourth largest country, only slightly smaller than the United States, is based on land and inland- water area and excludes Taiwan; also, construction of
THE FORBIDDEN CITY(20 1/8 inches x 31)
Errata: The September 2008 NGM notes that the end of hte Qianlong emperor’ s reign was 1796. ; Included: Drawing of the 1889 wedding celebration of the Guangxu Emperor, featuring the Forbidden City’ s Hall of Supreme Harmony, the Dragon Throne, and detai