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November 2002

We invite you to speak your mind on these hot topics and global issues plucked from the pages of National Geographic magazine. For more on the subject go to the online feature page, or read the November 2002 issue of NGM.

Weapons of Mass Destruction Weapons of Mass Destruction
The cost of protecting ourselves from the threats posed by weapons of mass destruction is high. What price are you willing to pay? Enter>>
Megacities Megacities
For poor people, living in a big city has limitations that add to their struggle. The cost of living is frequently high. Affordable housing is often substandard and may be long distances from the workplace, forcing poorer residents to pay more to commute. How can developers design and revive communities to relieve the underprivileged of some of their burdens and give them more access to quality housing and other local amenities? Enter>>
ZipUSA: Boys Town ZipUSA: Boys Town

By applying a model based on family values that includes surrogate parents and a laundry list of rules, Girls and Boys Town has established a successful track record in addressing teen problems. But to date, there are only 18 facilities across the United States. How could a model similar to Boys Town benefit your community? Enter>>
Hip Zips Hip Zips

Nominate your favorite zip or postal code for coverage in the pages of National Geographic. Our magazine series—ZipUSA—takes a periodic peek at special corners of the country by zip code. We like the concept so much that we're going global and extending our stories to include international postal codes as well. So describe a weird, wacky, wonderful locale of your own choosing—it just might make it into the magazine—and read postings from other folks too. Enter>>

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