Libya: An End to Isolation? (cover choice, right)
After 30 years Libya is stepping out from behind a veil of international isolation. Now its shedding its terrorist image and reaching out to the world.
Remote Russia: Expedition to the Putorana Plateau
A team of explorers seeks Siberias wild heart.
Photographer Carsten Peter Goes to Hell
A daredevil photographer leads a team of adventurers into the inferno of an active South Pacific volcano.
The Art of Being Luis Marden
A master of many callings, writer, photographer, and explorer Luis Marden spent 64 years with NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC, shaping the magazines signature style.
Preying on Giants
In Botswana, a pride of lions regularly face-off with elephants and emerge the victors.
This unique behavior is captured for the first time ever in print.
Nepal: Changed for Good, for Bad, Forever (cover choice, center)
Gateway to the Himalaya, the nation faces a new challenge: coping with the opportunities of modern times as it continues to struggle under its old burden of poverty.
Pueblo Ancestors Return Home
After some 80 years, the remains of more than 2,000 Native Americans are returned to New Mexico to rest in peace among their own.
ZipUSA: Beverly Hills, California 90210
Under the glitz and glamour, looks really are everything.