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14 November 2003
Vol 302, Issue 5648

About The Cover

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COVER Earth from space, as seen from Apollo 17 in 1972. A special series on the State of the Planet, featuring eight Viewpoints appearing in this and the next three issues, looks at the present status of our most important resources and provides a glimpse of our possible future. [Photo: NASA] See page 1171.