National Geographic : 2010 Oct
FOR SUBSCRIPTIONS, GIFT MEMBERSHIPS, OR CHANGES OF ADDRESS, CONTACT CUSTOMER SERVICE AT NGMSERVICE.COM, OR CALL 1 800 NGS LINE 647 5463 . OUTSIDE THE U.S. AND CANADA PLEASE CALL +1 813 979 6845. DEPARTMENTS ngm.com On the Cover On June 14, the rehab center caught the oiled brown pelican. After a bath---"they must think we're trying to kill them"---it was released July 1. Photo by Joel Sartore MICHAEL NICHOLS, NGM STAFF O Goodall in Print National Geographic has long supported the work of the self-described "strange hairless primate. " We've assembled an archive of the magazine's articles by and about her. Inside Geographic 140 Flashback GeoPuzzle THE BIG IDEA Scanning for Posterity 24 Laser devices are making detailed images of landmarks to aid in any future restoration. Editor's Note 4 Letters 6 Your Shot 8 Visions of Earth 10 ENVIRONMENT A Less Trashy Everest The "death zone" holds 60 years' worth of dumped gear. Now the cleanup begins. GEOGRAPHY Record Hail Hailstones aren't easy to make, but they fall with abandon in Kenya and are as big as eight inches across in the U.S. OCEANS Too Many Fish to See A $650-million survey is creating a census of crabs, sea squirts, lampshells, and more. HEALTH How Much Water Do You Need? Hydration experts think the "eight 8-ounce glasses" dictum doesn't hold water.