Time Magazine Contents Page: Jan. 15, 1990

Vol. 135, No. 3 JANUARY 15, 1990


COVER: Antarctica, long protected by its isolation and unforgiving climate, is threatened by the activities of man

Growing crowds of scientists, workers and tourists have put increasing pressure on the frozen land's fragile ecosystems. More ominous are threats of oil drilling and mining. All agree development must be controlled, but squabbling over how may doom earth's last pristine continent.


NATION: Noriega is finally in the cooler. Will he try to put the heat on George Bush?

Facing U.S. drug charges, the deposed Panamanian leader could raise embarrassing questions: What did the President know, and when did he know it?...

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