Published April 20, 2011
Explore zoomable maps of the U.S. Gulf Coast to see which beaches were hit worst by the oil spill last summer and how they're faring now. (Also see: "Gulf Oil Spill Anniversary: Hard-Hit Beaches Mostly Oil-Free.")
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How to Feed Our Growing Planet
National Geographic explores how we can feed the growing population without overwhelming the planet in our food series.
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Abdel Kader Haidara had made it his life's work to document Mali's illustrious past. When the jihadists came, he led the rescue operation to save 350,000 manuscripts.
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