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Updates on the coronavirus pandemic
Basque Country’s cider houses keep an ancient history alive
How India is scrambling to secure medical oxygen and save lives
How COVID-19 is changing our expectations for other vaccines
Seaweed that tastes like bacon, a yellow penguin, and more wonders
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A rare black fungus is infecting many of India's COVID-19 patients—why?
A rare black fungus is infecting many of India's COVID-19 patients—why?
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Travel

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Explore Alaska’s Wild Wonders
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Experience the Magic of the Galápagos
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Top Destinations to Explore in 2022

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Camping on Sea Ice with Whale Hunters
National Geographic photographer Kiliii Yuyan recounts his time living on the Arctic sea ice with Inupiat whale hunters as he documented how climate change threatens their way of life.


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May 2021 Issue

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Here’s how whales sing, from yaps to fin slaps
Here’s how whales sing, from yaps to fin slaps
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In This Issue

Why we’re optimistic we can save our oceans
He found the Titanic, but for Robert Ballard the search never ends
Eye-catching abstract photos reveal mining’s scars on our planet
They spent 28 days under the sea—and found another Earth
See Iceberg Alley, where huge icebergs are driven by sea currents

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