National Geographic : 2006 May
TOURISM AUSTRALIA The Exmouth Whaleshark Festival is an annual event held at the beginning of the Whaleshark Season to welcome the gentle giants once again to the waters of Ningaloo. Ningaloo Reef, between Coral Bay and Exmouth in Western Australia, is an aquatic wonderland and one of the few places where you can swim with the world's largest fish: the whale shark. Australia is currently preparing a nomination for an Appendix III listing of the whale shark on the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). This listing will help restrict or pre vent unsustainable exploitation of this species in other parts of the world. Visit australia.com to find out more. _Ats44ia1$.co1m NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE AND CANON CELEBRATE 25 YEAR ENDANGERED SPECIES CAMPAIGN NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC magazine and Canon Inc., one of the world's leading digital imaging and technology companies, are celebrating its advertising partnership and one of the longest continuous advertising campaigns in history with the creation of the Canon Wildlife Museum "Wildlife as Canon Sees it." The website contains a database of all the endangered species featured over the last quarter of a century and a new species will be added to the site every month. The site will pro vide a range of quality images, analysis of endangerment status, habitat maps, species facts and photographic tips from photographer, Joel Sartore that will be a free resource for all people interested by and concerned with con servation issues. Visit ngm.com/canonwildlife to find out more. Canon IT'S EASY TO BE GREEN The Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation thanks the friends of National Geographic for recycling the used rechargeable batteries in your power tools, laptops, cordless and cellular phones, camcorders, and portable electronic devices. With your help, we are making our world a greener, safer place. Visit us at www.call2recycle.org to find a rechargeable battery drop-off location near you. Be responsi ble. Answer the call to recycle. callrecycle A Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation program MY DESKTOP POST OFFICE Download My Desktop Post Office T ' at usps.com/smartbusiness. Introducing the online shortcut that lets you pick and choose the services you use most at usps.com and access them instantly. Create Direct Mail, find a ZIP TM Code, buy stamps and more. UNITED STATES S POSTAL SERVICE.