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Articles from Geographical (February 1, 2006)

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50 years ago today Geographical February 1956. Amodeo, Christian 154
A not-so-different view of the planet. Amodeo, Christian Book review 254
A selection of February's other society events. 234
A visual and intellectual feast. Sargent, Jo Book review 254
Alastair Humphreys has completed his solo around-the-world charity bike ride, having cycled 45,000 miles (72,418 kilometres) through 50 countries and across five continents. Amodeo, Christian Brief article 124
Along the Ganges. Herron, Mick Book review 251
An eye for architecture: many of the world's great monuments have become visual cliches, but with help from Keith Wilson, you'll soon be looking at, and shooting, them with a new eye. Wilson, Keith 1185
Animals leading the way. Smith, Nick 215
Antiquity and Photography Early Views of Ancient Mediterranean Sites. Wilson, Keith Book review 266
Bagpipes in Babylon: A Lifetime in the Arab World and Beyond. Smith, Nick Brief article 269
Born Adventurer: The Life of Frank Bickerton. Herron, Mick Book review 277
Brazil gets ready for carnival climate. Amodeo, Christian 508
Breaking away from the day job: with employers offering less in the way of long-term security, more of us are ditching the long-term loyalty in favour of a career break. Tom Chesshyre discusses why we're dropping out in ever increasing numbers. Chesshyre, Tom 1737
Calls for an end to gas flaring. Amodeo, Christian Brief article 201
Carry on kayaking: since the summer of 1999, Jon Bowermaster has been paddling his way around the world in a sea kayak. With only two legs left before he completes his odyssey, he talks to Jo Sargent about the journey so far and the changing state of the world's oceans. Sargent. Jo Interview 1936
Christian Amodeo in conversation with ... David de Rothschild. Amodeo, Christian Interview 881
Cold-weather clothing: keep yourself warm and toasty out in the field this winter with Paul Deegan's guide to all manner of cold-weather gear. Deegan, Paul 1898
Company law change offers opportunity. Amodeo, Christian Brief article 209
Culture smart! Brief article 164
Cyanide threat to desert reserve: after the news of the benzene poisoning of water supplies to the northern city of Harbin comes another worrying report on the state of China's environment. A large cache of cyanide--enough to poison the water supply of an entire country--has been discovered inside a national park. Amodeo, Christian 1114
Digital revolution means more adventure filmmakers. 263
Eleventh hour for Ethiopia: best-selling author Philip Marsden argues that Ethiopia must wean itself off international aid and its own campaign-led development strategy and build a sustainable future based on grass-roots micro-finance schemes that take into account the country's enormous diversity. Marsden, Philip 2109
Explorer's essentials: Jon Bowermaster, globe-trotting sea-kayaker. 380
Famous last words from a frozen land. Herron, Mick Book review 467
FARM-Africa. Amodeo, Christian 334
Francis Kingdon-Ward (1885-1958) was an explorer, botanist, author and photographer who spent his life travelling through Tibet, China, Burma and India hunting for new plant species and collecting specimens. Amodeo, Christian Biography 673
Geographical classic #27. Gearon, Eamonn Book review 355
Geographical flags of the world: Qatar. Amodeo, Christian Brief article 286
Geographical Young Geographer of the Year competition 2006. 1044
Guide to survive. 107
Hands-free SOS. 102
How many aeroplanes are in the air at any one time? Edwards, Chris Brief article 242
How many places have part-hour time zones? Edwards, Chris Brief article 220
Insurance in a war zone? Lees, John Letter to the editor 225
It's a small world after all. Torr, Geordie Book review 247
Join the jetstream. 115
Lecture of the month: walking with nomads. Brief article 134
Man-eaters of Mumbai. Grylls, Clive Cover story 2724
Memories of Cardiff. Amodeo, Christian Book review 332
New research. Brief article 126
On form for women. 150
Paperback round-up. Gibson, Sian Book review 420
Plant patterns from the air. 836
Portfolio of a plant hunter. Photograph 543
Research grants. 127
Roaming with reindeer: joining the indigenous Sami reindeer herders for their 110-kilometre annual migration, author Robert Nurden became one of the few outsiders to experience this gruelling and dangerous journey into Norway's frozen north. Nurden, Robert 1907
Royal geographical society with IBG: advancing geography and geographical learning. 281
Sahib: The British Soldier in India, 1750-1914. Smith, Andy Brief article 244
Sea kayakers set South Georgia records. Amodeo, Christian Brief article 210
Shining a light on exploration's hidden history. Brief article 121
Society lectures take to the road. Cook, Eliza Calendar 443
Spotted lions spotted? Webster, Robert Letter to the editor 139
Support for a study of support: with HIV/AIDS once more in the spotlight following the recent release of the latest report from UNAIDS, RGS-IBG grants officer Greg Dow discusses a society-supported project looking at the care of sufferers in Botswana. Dow, Greg 499
Targeted for destruction: Nachtkarte Southampton (1941). 365
Ten of the best: your shivering days are over. You'll find everything you need to keep the cold at bay in our regular selection of some of the best products currently available. 560
The great brain robbery: education has long been seen as one of the key strategies for reducing poverty in the developing world. But skills shortages in the West have led to increasing numbers of tertiary-educated workers being lured away from their home nations by the promise of higher pay and better conditions--the so-called brain drain. But is this the simple act of exploitation that it appears? Furniss, Charlie 3851
Top 10 writer's reads. Hope, Sebastian Brief article 269
Travellers diarrhoea: medical advice from Jason Gibbs, head pharmacist at Nomad Travel stores and health clinics. Gibbs, Jason 459
Travels Amongst the Great Andes of the Equator. Herron, Mick Book review 280
Unfolding History: Great Monuments of the Ancient World. Sargent, Jo Book review 217
US laboratory unveils computer for all. Amodeo, Christian Brief article 312
Who makes the decisions when it comes to changing the names of cities such as Bombay and Peking? Edwards, Chris Brief article 311
Why does the border between Argentina and Chile move to the east just north of Tierra del Fuego? Edwards, Chris Brief article 336
Why does the image in a theodolite's viewfinder appear upside-down? Edwards, Chris Brief article 206
Wonders of the world: been there done that, got the T-shirt. Smith, Lucy Letter to the editor 149

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