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September 2015

Corrections and Clarifications

Learn More About Oceans: The title of the television show airing on Nat Geo WILD changed after we went to print. The new title is Russia’s Wild Arctic.

August 2015

Corrections and Clarifications

Will the Pope Change the Vatican?, page 50: Archbishop Claudio Maria Celli, an old friend of Pope Francis, is Italian, not Argentine. Life After the Bombs, page 121: Motorized canoes were made from the discarded fuel pods of fighter-bombers, not B-52s.

July 2015

Corrections and Clarifications

Explore, Nesting Instincts: Nest number 7 is of a Baltimore oriole, not a Bullock’s oriole. On a Roll, page 67: The photograph of Gerd Ludwig was taken by Axel Pries, not Douglas Kirkland. Feeding Frenzy, page 86: The biologists who were starting orca safaris should have been identified as Swedish.

June 2015

May 2015

Corrections and Clarifications

It’s Time For a Conversation, page 44: Juan Trancoso’s name was misspelled in the source credits.

April 2015

Corrections and Clarifications

How Coal Fuels India’s Insurgency, pages 94-5: The paste described in the photo caption as turmeric is actually vermilion paste. Trajan’s Amazing Column, page 125: Many—not most—of the surviving Dacians had been sold as slaves. Page 129: Archaeologists did not use aerial imaging to identify more than 260 man-made terraces in Sarmizegetusa.

March 2015

Corrections and Clarifications

Explore | By the Numbers, pages 18-19: A qualifying statement was omitted from the graphic at lower right: Only 7 percent of some 400 antibiotic drugs given to livestock have been reviewed for their superbug risk by the FDA.

February 2015

January 2015

Corrections and Clarifications

“Visions of Earth” pages 28-29: The red plant identified as duckweed is Azolla imbricata, more commonly known as mosquito fern.

December 2014

Corrections and Clarifications

“Blessed. Cursed. Claimed.” pages 104-05: The wall visible in the photographs is the holiest place where Jews can pray; some consider Judaism’s holiest site to be the Temple Mount, which was not pictured.

November 2014

October 2014

Corrections and Clarifications

“School Slogans” page: The correct name of the school mentioned is East Carolina University. The Next Green Revolution, page 45: The description of the isolation of the Sub1 gene in rice was incomplete. The gene was actually isolated by Kenong Xu, working in the laboratory of Pamela Ronald at the University of California, Davis. Page 47: The photo caption should have referred to Peru’s southern coastal desert, not the Atacama. That place name only applies to the desert in Chile. Page 53: The correct numbers for the Y axis of the global rice yields graph are: 0, 1, and 2. Page 70: The border label “U.S./Mexico” on the map was misplaced. It should have been moved a half inch to the left.