National Geographic : 1998 Feb
BEHIND THE SCENES He Takes the Prize Paleoanthropologist Lee Berger (below) has won the first annual National Geographic Society Research and Exploration Prize. The $100,000 no-strings attached award honors both the accomplishments and potential of its recipients. Berger, of South Africa's University of the Wit watersrand, is investigating numerous hominid sites in southern Africa. His work was featured in the February and September 1997 issues of NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC. * FOR INFORMATION Call: 1-800-NGS-LINE (1-800 -647-5463) Toll free from U.S ., Canada 8 a.m .- midnight ET, Mon. -Fri. 9 a.m. -5:30 p.m. ET, Sat. Special device for the hearing impaired (TDD) 1-800-548-9797 Write: National Geographic Society P.O. Box 98199 Washington, D.C . 20090-8199 Internet: www.nationalgeographic.com Bear With Us A limited-edition print of Norbert Rosing's photograph of a polar bear at rest (January 1997, page 63) is available for $29.95, plus $6.50 for postage and handling ($9.50 for international orders). Please add appropriate tax for orders sent to CA, DC, FL, MD, MI, PA, and Canada. We will produce only as many 24-by-36 inch posters as we receive orders for by March 15. Each will be hand-numbered and embossed with the National Geographic Society seal. Call toll free: 1-888-647-7301 (Outside the U.S. and Canada call 1-515-362-3353) Mail orders: National Geographic Society P.O. Box 11303, Des Moines, Iowa 50340-1303 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC, FEBRUARY 1998 ...