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January 1, 2002... A Former Marine Relives the Battle Over Tarawa Curtis A. Moore, author of our story on climate change in the Pacific, is a former U.S. Marine who served in Vietnam. His reporting took him to "Bloody Tarawa," where in 1943, marines waded 500 yards through a withering fusillade of Japanese...
AWASH IN A RISING SEA - How Global Warming Is Overwhelming the Islands of the Tropical Pacific
January 1, 2002... OUR ALUMINUM SKIFF plows through Tarawa Lagoon's emerald waters, throwing up a spray that glitters in the sunlight like a cascade of diamonds. North and west is the barely visible village of Naa, and beyond that lies what I've come to see or, more accurately, not see: Tebua Island. According...
January 1, 2002... Emotional About Emotions I don't get it. Your article "Natural Passions" [September/October] purports to say that wild animals have emotions, the same way people do. If we are to buy that far-fetched idea, then we must begin to think of animals as the same as people, and not as the lesser...
LURE OF THE STINK COCK - A Russian Photographer Pursues a Smelly but Majestic Bird Known as the Hoopoe
January 1, 2002... SIX FEATHERY REAR ENDS aim out of a nest in an oak tree and directly at Russian photographer Nikolai Shpilenok, in an adjacent blind. Hurriedly, Shpilenok slides a small pane of glass into a wire clip in front of his face and camera lens. Within seconds, a slew of simultaneous squirts coats the...
The Action Report - How NWF Is Making a Difference
January 1, 2002... Unexpected Wild Places at Risk From Oil Drilling When we think of sensitive ecosystems at risk from oil and gas drilling, the Great Lakes probably aren't high on the list. But NWF's Great Lakes Natural Resource Center has been working hard to protect the lakes from "directional" drilling, in...