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More 'good fire' could help California control future catastrophes
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August 2021 Issue

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Two gladiators enter—only one leaves alive, right? Think again.
Two gladiators enter—only one leaves alive, right? Think again.
Take a step inside a gladiator’s arena
Take a step inside a gladiator’s arena
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Meet one of Nat Geo’s amazing artists
Rising heat puts the Kalahari’s ecosystem on the edge of survival
In America’s hunger crisis, charities and neighbors are lifelines
The strange phenomenon of ‘space hurricanes,’ decoded
Ocean shark populations are tanking. This is how fast.

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