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Articles from Geographical (January 1, 2006)

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50 years ago today Geographical January 1956. Amodeo, Christian Brief article 167
A 20-year love affair with Ethiopia. Marozzi, Justin Book review 481
A looking glass into the past. Amodeo, Christian Book review 347
A seamless combination. Brief article 261
A selection of January's other Society events. 201
A short walk into history. Smith, Nick Book review 233
A Silver Legend: The Story of the Marie Theresa Thaler. Smith, Nick Book review 259
Aids crisis: 25 years on: forget bird flu. The world is already gripped by a health crisis of catastrophic proportions. Twenty five years since the discovery of AIDS, HIV is now the most serious threat to humankind since the black death and we're not even close to controlling it. Furniss, Charlie 3977
An atlas that reaches for the stars. Amodeo, Christian Book review 331
An unconventional view of a revered river. Smith, Nick Book review 230
Another black leopard spotted. O'Connor, Derek Letter to the editor 137
Berghaus offers a (warm) hand. Brief article 184
Black beer blues. Greene, John Letter to the editor 140
Bound for Botany Bay: British Convict Voyages to Australia. Herron, Mick Book review 268
Brutality, starvation and cannibalism, I presume. Smith, Andy Book review 392
Charity challenge fatigue. Sillence, Rod Letter to the editor 192
Driving south: hot weather forecast for Sahara rally. Willetts, Helen 484
Earth's wobbles drove human evolution. Edwards, Chris Brief article 315
Eric Newby: 50 years after this short walk: in 1956, young travel writer Eric Newby and his friend Hugh Carless set out on an expedition to Central Asia, later immortalised in Newby's brilliant comic tale A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush. Half a century later, he reminisces with Robin Hanbury-Tenison. Hanbury-Tenison, Robin Interview 2552
Explorer's essentials: Hugh Thompson, Bristol-based explorer, filmmaker and author. Thomson, Hugh Brief article 289
Fencing Paradise: Reflections on the Myths of Eden. Bourne, Jo Book review 259
Fiji reef gains protection. Amodeo, Christian Brief article 194
Forthcoming deadlines. 104
Geographical classic #26. Hanbury-Tenison, Robin Book review 312
Geographical flags of the world: Philippines. Amodeo, Christian Brief article 264
Going for the guilt-free option: now in their second year, the Responsible Tourism Awards shine the spotlight on excellence in the field of sustainable tourism. Tom Chesshyre looks at what makes a winner. Chesshyre, Tom 1660
Hidden treasure of the dessert. Cover story 874
HIV and 'crystal' in the USA: gay and bisexual men in the USA are using the drug crystal methamphetamine to initiate, enhance and prolong sexual encounters. Professor Perry Haltikis, director of the Center for Health, Identity, Behavior and Prevention Studies at New York University, explains how 'crystal' is exacerbating the HIV/AIDS epidemic among this community. Haltikis, Perry 423
HIV and the golden quadrilateral highway: in six Indian states, prevalence rates are more than one percent in the general population and even higher among high-risk groups. Dr Smarajit Jana explains how CARE International is working to control the epidemic among long-distance truck drivers and sex workers. Jana, Smarajit 500
Jo Sargent in conversation with ... Rebecca Stephens. Sargent, Jo Interview 999
Lecture of the month: the golden land of Myanmar. Brief article 176
Little Ice Age 'is still with us'. Edwards, Chris Brief article 155
Mongolia: steppe back in time. Image 578
New exhibition. Brief article 122
Nile expedition halted by killing. Amodeo, Christian Brief article 209
Our Fragile World. Bourne, Jo Book review 222
Outdoor technology: essential gear: expeditioners are increasingly employing high-tech equipment to stay safe and keep in touch with the outside world, says Paul Deegan. Deegan, Paul 1787
Paperback round-up. Gibson, Sian Book review 503
Q&A: you wanted to know about tornadoes, the UK's population of 100-year-olds, the origins of our oceans, an African border dispute, England's nation status and alien invasions. Chris Edwards has the answers. Edwards, Chris 1553
Recognition for the society's collections. Cook, Eliza 392
Royal Geographical Society with IBG: advancing geography and geographical learning. Brief article 271
Schistosomiasis (Bilhartziasis): medical advice from Jason Gibbs, head pharmacist at Nomad Travel stores and health clinics. Gibbs, Jason Editorial 446
Slave routes across the Sahara: although historians have tended to focus on the Atlantic slave trade in African people, the numbers transported northwards across the desert are truly staggering. Justin Marozzi travels through the Libyan Sahara in search of the legacy of this lamentable traffic. Marozzi, Justin 2110
Still researching the world: with the publication of the latest annual round-up of the RGS-IBG grants programme, grants officer Greg Dow reflects on 12 months of inspiring and important project. Dow, Greg 506
Supermarkets may sink fish stocks. Amodeo, Christian 326
Ten of the best: gadgets ahoy! Once more we've scoured the high street, pored over endless catalogues and surfed the web to find the pick of the latest offerings from the world of kit. 600
Testing prevention: in 2004, Botswana became the first country in the world to offer routine HIV testing. Tsetsele Fantan of Botswana NGO African Comprehensive AIDS Partnerships explains how the offer of testing and treatment is also helping with prevention. Fantan, Tsetsele 311
The Geographical Good Guide guide. Brief article 169
The railway that never was: plan of the Direct London and Sydenham Railway (1856-57). Plan 459
The tsunami one year on: rebuilding lives in Aceh: the Boxing Day 2004 tsunami wiped much of Aceh off the map. In the disaster's aftermath, the Acehnese have banded together to rebuild devastated communities. Alina Paul, a relief worker for the International Medical Corps, reports on the recovery process. Paul, Alina 2564
This is no tourist trip. Ransom, Sophie Book review 268
Thor Heyerdahl (1914-2002): Norwegian explorer who drifted across the Pacific on a raft to test theories of human migration. Biography 665
Time and tide: the UK's wild and dramatic coastline offers endless photographic possibilities. But you'll need more than just a camera and an artistic eye. Wilson, Keith 1164
Tools for Self Reliance (TFSR). Amodeo, Christian Brief article 271
Top 10 writer's reads. Brief article 153
Welsh forest becomes latest Geopark. Penn, Rob Brief article 234

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