Feb 2022 - NGM Single Copy
Two years after the devastating fire and destruction of this iconic cathedral, we look at efforts to rebuild a masterpiece. From manmade heights to those of the natural world, this issue also covers a team of 10 Nepali climbers reach the 28,251-foot summit of K2, the world’s second-highest mountain on January 16, 2021. This longsought achievement adds a stunning new chapter to mountaineering history. Also included: The Africa-facing priorities of Sudan’s new generation of archaeologists, and common food crop seeds under an electron microscope, revealing their beauty and diversity, and their importance to sustainability.