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They’re inevitable. And they’re sure to be costly—especially if we don’t prepare. Coastal cities are turning to the Netherlands for guidance.
Australia’s Big Bird
The cassowary is a standout: Six feet tall, 160-plus pounds, and dad sits on the eggs.
Climbing Untamed Antarctica
The first thing that the team members learned: Don’t attach yourself to a kite.
Risk Taker: Prince of Prints
From Cuba to Kenya, the bold artist makes political points with his giant portraits.
Urban Pulse of the Congo
The miracle of Kinshasa is that amid the chaos of this capital city, artists survive and thrive.
This month we consider the problem of rising seas, a catastrophe playing out in slow motion.
The Moment: Rumble in the Gym
Pascal Maitre talks about building trust and taking punches while on assignment in Kinshasa.
Decorate your desktop with beautiful images from this month’s issue of the magazine.
Visions of Earth
Each month, National Geographic features breathtaking photographs in Visions of Earth.