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National Geographic July 2002

By Eric

Bald Eagles: Majesty in Motion { Bald Eagles Come Back from the Brink}
Bald Eagles Our majestic national bird is flying high over much of its former range and may soon be off the endangered list. BY JOHN L. ELIOT PHOTOGRAPHS BY NORBERT ROSING
Raising [ Hunley] : Civil War Sub { Secret Weapon of the Confederacy; The [ H. L. Hunley] : Secret Weapon of the Confederacy}
Secret Weapon of the Confederacy In 1864 eight sailors slipped out of Charleston in an ingenious submarine, sank a Union ship, and disappeared- until now. BY GLENN OELAND PHOTOGRAPHS BY IRA BLOCK
America’s Nuclear Waste { Nuclear Waste: Seeking Solutions; Half- Life: The Lethal Legacy of America’s Nuclear Waste}
America’s Nuclear Waste The search for permanent solutions heats up as tons of highly radioactive sludge, spent fuel, and contaminated soil pile up around the nation. BY MICHAEL E. LONG PHOTOGRAPHS BY PETER ESSICK
Somalia: A Failed State? { In Focus: Somalia: A Failed State? }
Somalia A civilian army of entrepreneurs and expatriates offers hope in this East African nation, bloodied by warring clans. BY ANDREW COCKBURN
ZipUSA: 20024: A Capital Waterfront { ZipUSA: Washington, D. C. }
ZipUSA: 20024 At the Maine Avenue Fish Wharf in Washing- ton, D. C. , you can haggle over the price of crabs or hang out with the neighboring live- aboards just minutes from the Capitol. BY ANGUS PHILLIPS PHOTOGRAPHS BY LANDON NORDEMAN
The Philippines
Hotspot: The Philippines Amid poverty, coral reefs rocked by dynamite fishing, and once lush islands stripped by logging, con- servationists rush to preserve endemic species. BY PRIIT J. VESILIND PHOTOGRAPHS BY TIM LAMAN
The Big Bloom: Birth of Flowering Plants { The Rise of Life on Earth: The Big Bloom; The Big Bloom: How Flowering Plants Changed the World}
The Big Bloom Essential to life- and to romance- flowering plants lure paleobotanists with the sweet mystery of their origin. BY MICHAEL KLESIUS PHOTOGRAPHS BY JONATHAN BLAIR

National Geographic September 2004

By Eric

Badgers With Attitude { Honey Badgers}
Badgers With Attitude The tough Kalahari honey badger reigns as one of the desert’s fiercest hunters. TEXT AND PHOTOGRAPHS BY COLLEEN AND KEITH BEGG
The New Face of the American Indian { Indian: Scenes From a Renaissance}
Indian Renaissance Growing in numbers, cultural awareness, and economic clout, American Indians- honored with a museum on the National Mall- are reclaiming their place on the national stage. BY JOSEPH BRUCHAC PHOTOGRAPHS BY MAGGIE STEBER MAP SUPPLEMENT:
Signs From Earth: Heating Up. .. Melting Down. .. { The Heat Is On}
The Heat Is On There’s no question that the Earth is getting hotter- and fast. The real questions are: How much of the warming is our fault, and are we willing to slow the meltdown by curbing our insatiable appetite for fossil fuels? INTRODUCTION BY TIM
Global Warming: Bulletins From a Warmer World { The Heat is On; Signs From Earth: Heating Up. .. Melting Down. .. ; Introduction }
TimeSigns What causes climate change? Could a climate flip happen virtually overnight? BY VIRGINIA MORELL
53208: A School of Their Own { ZipUSA: Schooled in Tradition; ZipUSA: Milwaukee, Wisconsin}
ZipUSA: 53208 At the Indian Community School in Milwau- kee, Native American kids reconnect with ancestral traditions. BY FRANK CLANCY PHOTOGRAPHS BY PENNY DE LOS SANTOS
Steamship Republic { Treasure From a Civil War Wreck; Treasure Ship Meets Perfect Storm; Lost Gold: Bounty From a Civil War Ship}
Treasure Ship Meets Perfect Storm In 1865 a paddle wheeler packing gold, silver, and post- Civil War hope went down off the coast of Georgia. Now the treasure is coming home. BY PRIIT J. VESILIND PHOTOGRAPHS BY JONATHAN BLAIR

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NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN CULTURES: A LEGACY OF LANGUAGE AND INSPIRED IDEAS(31 x 20 1/4 inches)
Contents: Map of North America showing language- family regions at the time of first European contact, with notes on pidgins and sign language. ; Included: Photos of Inuit walrus- tusk snow goggles, duck decoy of feathers and reeds, Sioux buckskin moccas
INDIAN COUNTRY(20 1/4 x 31 inches)
Contents: Map of the United States showing native homelands today and American Indian and Alaska Native ( AIAN) populations by state and for cities of 100, 000 people or more; notes on state names of Indian origin, fishing rights, red power, education,

National Geographic April 2005

By Eric

Hallowed Ground { Saving Civil War Battlefields; Civil War Battlefields: Saving the Landscapes of America’s Deadliest War}
Hallowed Ground u. s. Civil War battlefields see new conflict. BY ADAM GOODHEART PHOTOGRAPHS BY MICHAEL MELFORD MAP SUPPLEMENT: BATTLES OF THE CIVIL WAR
Egypt’s First Pharaohs { Abydos: Life and Death at the Dawn of Egyptian Civilization}
Egypt’s First Pharaohs New evidence shows that human sacrifice helped populate the royal city of the dead. BY JOHN GALVIN PHOTOGRAPHS BY KENNETH GARRETT
Killer Whales { Orcas Unmasked; Investigating a Killer}
Orcas Unmasked Killer whales aren’t ruthless killers- or whales. BY DOUGLAS H. CHADWICK PHOTOGRAPHS BY FLIP NICKLIN
Dmanisi Find { The Pathfinders; Prehistoric Pathfinders; Family Ties: Dmanisi Find}
The Pathfinders Our ancestors had already ventured out of Africa 1. 8 million years ago- and settled in the republic of Georgia. BY JOSH FISCHMAN PHOTOS BY KENNETH GARRETT ART BY JOHN GURCHE
Flying High { Record Rocket Flight; Rocket for the Rest of Us}
Flying High Winning the ten- million- dollar Ansari X Prize for suborbital flight proves that the sky’s no limit. BY BURT RUTAN PHOTOGRAPHS BY JIM SUGAR
Sea Gypsies { Sea Gypsies of Myanmar}
Sea Gypsies The world is closing in on the Moken way of life. BY JACQUES IVANOFF PHOTOGRAPHS BY NICOLAS REYNARD
ZipUSA: 09560 { ZipUSA: No- Man’s- Land; ZipUSA: Guantanamo Bay, Cuba}
ZipUSA: 09360 Serving time at Guantanamo Bay. BY JEANNIE RALSTON PHOTOGRAPHS BY ROBB KENDRICK
Paradise Flycatchers { Birds of a Different Color: Madagascar’s Paradise Flycatchers}
Paradise Flycatchers For this bird, one plumage isn’t enough. BY ] OHN L. ELIOT PHOTOGRAPHS BY CYRIL RUOSO
Flores Find { Lost World of the Little People; World of the Little People; The People Time Forgot: Flores Find}
World of the Little People Diminutive hominins make a big evolutionary point: Humans aren’t exempt from natural selection. BY MIKE MORWOOD, THOMAS SUTIKNA, RICHARD ROBERTS PHOTOGRAPHS BY KENNETH GARRETT ART BY LARS GRANT- WEST

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A NATION TRANSFORMED BY CIVIL WAR(20 1/4 x 31 inches)
Included: Photos of combatants, weapons, and ammunition; the role of African- Americans; the wounded; life on the home front; inset map showing the percentage of the 1860 population ( by county) that were slaves. ; Also included: Freed slaves in Beaufort
BATTLES OF THE CIVIL WAR(20 1/4 x 31 inches)
Included: Map showing battles of the Civil War with notes on principal campaigns, war in the west, raids, role of the telegraph, filling the ranks, prisoners of war, coastal blockade. ; Also included: Inset maps show free and slave states, battles on the

National Geographic September 2005

By Eric

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

National Geographic February 2000

By Eric

The Rise of Life on Earth { The Rise of Life on Earth- -Messel: Window on an Ancient World}
Forty- nine million years ago dinosaurs were long extinct and mammals on the ascent. Species of that time have been remarkably preserved in a mine pit at Messel, Germany.
Albanians: A People Undone
Scattered from the Balkans to the Bronx, Albanians hold fast to what they have left – an impoverished Eastern European homeland and deep ethnic pride.
Ancient Greece II { Ascent to Glory: Ancient Greece, Part II}
Elegant proportions and riotous color, tragedy and comedy, democracy and slavery: The roots and realities of the Classical Age belie our assumptions in the second of a three- part series.
Black Dragon River: On the Edge of Empires
A narrow ribbon of water separates two worlds that could hardly be more different: an impoverished corner of Russia and China’s economically energized Heilongjiang Province.
Eyewitness Kosovo
During the grim months before NATO intervened in Kosovo, a French photographer witnessed the anguish and upheaval of the Balkans’ recurring bloodbath.
Selma to Montgomery: The Road to Equality
A 1965 protest march from a small Alabama city to the state capital sparked Congress to ensure protection of black Americans’ right to vote.
Orphan Gorillas: Fighting to Survive in the Wild { Central Africa’s Orphan Gorillas: Will They Survive in the Wild? }
In Congo and Gabon dedicated workers evaded civil war to nurture, socialize, and ultimately release western lowland gorillas back into the wild.

National Geographic September 1995

By Eric

Huautla Cave Quest { Cave Quest: Trial and Tragedy a Mile Beneath Mexico}
A daring bid to establish a Mexican cave as earth’s deepest, breaks new ground.
Hawaii’s Vanishing Species { On the Brink: Hawaii’s Vanishing Species}
Evolving in isolation over thousands of years, the unique birds, plants, and insects of Hawaii are threatened by introduced species.
Essence of Provence
Warm, soft fragrances, and rich cuisine grace this seductive corner of southern France.
The Giant Cuttlefish: Chameleon of the Reef
Off southern Australia, great cephalopods dazzle with iridescent color changes and amazing intelligence.
El Salvador Learns To Live With Peace
A 12- year civil war has ended, and Salvadorans struggle to pull their country into a new era of peace.
The Dawn of Humans: The Farthest Horizon
Exploring in East Africa reveals apelike creatures that walked upright four million years ago.