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choice for the June cover.

Marco Polo in China
Photograph by
Michael Yamashita

Tally as of May 17, 2001:
Asia's Last Lions
Photograph by
Mattias Klum

Tally as of May 17, 2001:
Eternal Djenne
Photograph by
Sarah Leen

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options July cover choices  

In Next Month's Issue
Rulers of the wilderness, these intelligent and adaptable brown bears face shrinking ranges due to escalating human demands.
By Douglas H. ChadwickPhotographs by Joel Sartore

Marco Polo’s Voyage Home
Sailing the treacherous coast of Southeast Asia and India, Marco returns to Venice after 24 years, rich in gems and wild tales of unimagined lands.
By Mike EdwardsPhotographs by Michael Yamashita

Urban Sprawl
Most people agree that unchecked development is a bad deal—for commuters, for taxpayers, for the environment. But few can agree on how to achieve smart growth.
By John G. MitchellPhotographs by Sarah Leen

Cuba’s Golden Past
Havana’s glittering era as Spain’s premier New World port gleams in treasures rescued from the sea.
By Thomas B. AllenPhotographs by Ira Block

Monhegan Island
Twelve miles off Maine, a refuge of solitary painters and lobstermen weathers a tide of summer tourists.
By Cathy NewmanPhotographs by Amy Toensing

Kingdom of Aksum
Ethiopia’s Christians still flock to the intricate stone churches of the highlands where their faith arose.
By Candice S. MillardPhotographs by George Steinmetz

ZipUSA: Delacroix
Spanish roots anchor this flood-prone Louisiana island. Hauling sandbags is as natural as hauling shrimp.
By Joel Bourne, Jr.Photographs by Medford Taylor

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