Annette Lee

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20 Best Day Trips in the U.S.

Whether you're a local or a visitor, one of the best things to do in a city is escape for a while. And sometimes all you need is a day to recharge, which is why we've selected 20 outstanding trips that only take an hour or two from the country's major cities. Beautiful islands, stunning state …

Five family-friendly destinations you may not have considered

Everyone knows travel changes once kids come into the picture. Suddenly you have to plan around naps, easily accessible rescue centers for soiled-underpants and whining backseat drivers. What they don’t tell you is how much fun it can be, and that it doesn’t have to be limited to timeshares on …

Maps From Space Show World's Disappearing Forests

Landsat satellite data reveal that nearly three times more forest cover was lost than gained worldwide in the 21st century.<p><b>The view from space puts vanishing forests in a pretty stark light.</b><p><b>Data from satellite images reveal that forest cover losses far outstripped forest regrowth in the first dozen</b> …

Researchers kill oldest living animal to verify it’s the oldest living animal

This is Ming the clam. It’s 507 years old — or anyway, it was 507 years old in 2006, when researchers who suspected it might be impressively ancient …

The Globe’s More Than 28-Year Warm Streak Continues

By Andrew Freedman<p><i>Published:</i> September 17th, 2013 , <i>Last Updated:</i> September 17th, 2013<p>Continuing a more than 28-year unbroken streak of …

Western black rhinos: Extinct, but not forgotten

Remember this creature with a moment of silence and recognize that other conservation efforts are not in vain.<p>Another beautiful species that we won't …

Australia Authorizing Destruction of Great Barrier Reef

By Carl Safina and Elizabeth Brown<p>When Captain Cook almost literally stumbled upon Australia’s Great Barrier Reef—it reached upward and clenched his ship—its size awed him. When the first orbiting astronauts looked down on their home planet, the Great Barrier Reef’s size awed them too. Australia’s …