James Cameron Dreams of the Abyss in National Geographic Russia

In the latest issue of National Geographic Russia, read a report of how legendary movie director and explorer James Cameron managed to realize his dream of descending to the Challenger Deep valley, the deepest point of the Mariana Trench.

Also in this issue:

How animals see the world. How the eyesight of animals differs from that of humans.

The anatomy of risk. Why do some people constantly seek out risk and others avoid it all costs?

The wrong honey. Why do bees sometimes produce their delicacy in varied hues?

Triangle of plenty. Marine biologists studying the Coral Triangle — an area that includes tropical marine waters of the Pacific Ocean — are attempting to determine the reason for the great variety and abundance of marine life found there.

Felix Baumgartner — the first person to break the sound barrier.

The iceman cometh. An interview with Paul Nicklen, the photographer famous for his images of wildlife above and below the polar ice cap.

The first Australians. A look at the lives of small populations of indigenous Australians who have chosen to live far from the noisy bustle of city life.

King of the hill. Biologist Edward O. Wilson and his mission to save the Gorongosa National Park.