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Volume 43, Number 6 November/December 1992

In This Issue

November/December 1992
The Academy of the Rain Forest
Written and photographed by Tor Eigeland

Damp and dedicated scientists from Brunei and Britain are measuring, recording and collecting in the Batu Apoi Forest Reserve. Their goal is to understand the workings of this complex and endangered biotope.

Arab-Americans on the Air
Written and photographed by Brian Clark

Specially-mixed blends of news, entertainment and cultural programming, and a strong devotion to community service, earn Arab-American television broadcasters loyal followings in cities across the United States.

The Discovery Principle: “Touch, think and explore…”
Written by Arthur Clark
Photographed by S. M. Amin

Pulling levers, turning cranks and pushing buttons, both children and adults can read, experiment and learn at the Aramco Exhibit, where they discover today's technology and the scientific principles behind it.

Oman's "Unfailing Springs"
Written and photographed by Lynn Teo Simarski

An elegant and ancient irrigation system delivers more than 70 percent of arid Oman's water supply. The aflajhave shaped the country's history, its settlement patterns and even the social structures of its towns.

Taking the Flag
Written by Piney Kesting
Photographed by Kevin Handly

"You do it because you love it," says a young Saudi who found he couldn't stay away from racing. With his scars - and his videotapes of every Formula One race since 1971 - Saeed Gazzar is back on the circuit.