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May 2005's Issue

Endangered Earth

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Featured in issue 378

Life

Egrets and tree frogs; migrant families and cityscapes: why the sixth and greatest extinction in the planet’s history is happening now.

Only protect

The chilling message of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment, conducted by more than 1,360 experts worldwide at the behest of the UN.

Interview with the Association of Iranian Blogwriters (Penlog)

Iranian webloggers are in prison as part of a general clampdown on internet dissent. But Jay Bakht of the Association of Iranian Blogwriters is hitting back.

Air

From desert storms to plane travel and smokestacks, how the air we breathe may prove to be our downfall.

Currents

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Currents

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Earth

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leste

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Letters

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Life

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Mixed Media

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Mixed Media

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Jordan

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View From The South

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Water

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Penlog

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Air

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Change

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The Burden of Notoriety

What do Africans think of the torrent of pontifi cating about their continent’s woes, from Bob Geldof and Bono to Gordon Brown and Bill Gates? Ike Oguine has been asking around.

Leader of the Pack

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Highlighting the work of photographers from the Majority World

Rescuing a boat from the fl ood - an everyday drama on the temporary islands of the Brahmaputra, captured by Indian photographer Swapan Nayak.

Dear departed

Reem Haddad remembers the man seen by many as the father of the nation.

CHANGE

Recommendations for governments – and addresses of action groups that will keep them honest.

Jordan

Hungry season in Timor-Leste

After the Portugese and the Indonesians has come an invasion of aid donors and free-market blueprints. Ben Moxham wonders why people in newly liberated Timor-Lest (East Timor), who have endured so much, should now be starving.

Earth

From monoculture in Montana to the spreading Gobi desert in China, how our assault on the earth has eroded its thin skin of soil.

Water

Bleached coral and beached ships; lost wetlands and sinking islands: the power of water over our health, our weather and our wars.

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