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The Nine Secret Cities of Newport, R.I.

Peter Mandel | Posted 05.27.2016 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Getting to know Newport, Rhode Island, is -- how should I put this? -- just a bit different from touring around other famous resorts. You were thinking a quick walk-through of The Breakers or another summer mansion? Think again.

5 Hottest Boutique Mediterranean Hotels (PHOTOS)

Jacob Slevin | Posted 04.08.2012 | Arts
Jacob Slevin

Surrounding the substantial history and extensive culture of the Mediterranean Sea, a region known for its picture-perfect climate and astounding coa...

Louisiana's Holiday Tree Recycling Outlives State Budget Cut

Susan Buchanan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Susan Buchanan

New Orleans and nearby parishes plan to collect Christmas trees to build brush fences in bayous for marsh rebuilding this January even though the state decided to ax its funding for the program awhile ago.

Haiti's Fish and Coral, An Untold Story Of Environmental Loss

Joseph B. Treaster | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joseph B. Treaster

Some aid projects have focused on restoring the country's forests, but few have tried to fix the generations of harm that has been done to Haiti's coral, its mangroves, its beaches and, most of all, its fish.

Louisiana Drowning? Scientists Predict Coastline Going Under By 2100

The Guardian | Suzanne Goldenberg, US Environment Correspondent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Between 10,000 and 13,500 square kilometers of coastal lands will drown due to rising sea levels and subsidence by 2100, a far greater loss than previ...