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Searching for New Earths
Distant worlds are being discovered. Is one of them like ours?
High on their holy cliffs, monks are defiant, zealous, prayerful. Meanwhile, the outside world creeps closer.
The Other Tibet
For centuries, the Uygurs have lived in China's oil-rich far west. Now they are becoming strangers in their own land.
Flashback: Big Bloom
A six-foot-tall flower attracted crowds at the New York Botanical Garden in 1937.
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Visions of Earth
Each month, National Geographic features breathtaking photographs in Visions of Earth.
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