2010 Award Winning Stories

Water: A Special Issue

First Place
Single-Topic Issue
National Magazine Awards

First Place
Magazine Series or Special
Pictures of the Year International

Grassland Kingdom

India’s Kaziranga park shelters tigers, buffalo, and rhinos.

First Place
Magazine Feature Story
Pictures of the Year International

Deep Dark Secrets

Scientists dive into the deadly blue holes of the Bahamas.

Second Place
Magazine Feature Story
Pictures of the Year International

Africa's Last Frontier

Books and guns are edging out the old ways in Ethiopia's Omo Valley.

Award of Excellence
Magazine Feature Story
Pictures of the Year International

King Tut's Family Secrets

DNA sheds new light on the boy king’s life and death.

Award of Excellence
Magazine Feature Story
Pictures of the Year International

Mandela's Children

South Africa is still wrestling with the legacy of apartheid.

Award of Excellence
Magazine News Story
Pictures of the Year International

Veiled Rebellion

First Place
Best Photo Reporting
Overseas Press Club Awards

First Place
Magazine Issue Reporting Story
Pictures of the Year International

Madagascar's Pierced Heart

Forces of greed are pillaging native rosewood, minerals, and gems.

Second Place
Magazine Issue Reporting Story
Pictures of the Year International

Troubled Spirits

First Place
Best Magazine Reporting
Overseas Press Club Awards

Third Place
Magazine Issue Reporting Story
Pictures of the Year International

Asia's Wildlife Trade

An exposé of the world's most notorious wildlife dealer and his ambitious new plan.

Award of Excellence
Magazine Issue Reporting Story
Pictures of the Year International

Parting the Waters

Could the fight to save the Jordan River forge a path toward peace?

Award of Excellence
Magazine Issue Reporting Story
Pictures of the Year International

The Great Shale Rush

Can the natural gas lying beneath Pennsylvania be extracted sustainably?

Finalist
News Reporting
National Magazine Awards

Your Shot

Submit your best photo for possible publication in National Geographic.

Finalist
Online Department
National Magazine Awards

Special Issue: Ocean

Majestic, fragile, fearsome—captured by the world’s best photographers.

Third Place
Magazine Series or Special
Pictures of the Year International

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