Nakladatelství NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY
January, 1983, Vol. 163, No. 1
TROPICAL RAIN FOREST:
Nature´s Dwindling Treasures
Peter T. White follows the Equator to assess mounting losses within the world´s most complex ecosystems. Political and economic pressures cast doubt on the forests´ fate, even as scientists begin to comprehend their global signifikance.
Photographs by James P. Blair.
Teeming Life of a Rain Forest
Lizards that sprint across water, toads gleaming like jewels, ant-repelling wasps, and other survival specialists are found at home in a Costa Rican rain forest by Carol and David Hughes.
What Future for the Wayanas?
Movable markers in a border dispute, temped by spirits of the modern world, the Wayana Indians of South America search for a future with tradition and dignity. Article and photographs by Carole Devillers.
Hometown Washington, D. C.
Skirting pomp and politics, Henry Mitchell leads an easy-gaited ramble through the city he calls home, introducing a mélange of humanity with viewpoints both on and off standard curve. With photographs by Adam Woolfitt.
Indonesia Rescues Ancient Borobudur
On the island of Java, a team of architects and engineers has successfully restored a 1,200-year-old celebration in stone-the world´s largest Buddhist temple. Text by W. Brown Morton III, with photographs by Dean Conger.
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