The Boston Globe Magazine | April 30, 2017

Lynda V. Mapes (far left) spent a year in the Harvard Forest studying one red oak and kept meticulous notes. In the oak, climbing instructor Melissa LeVangie (left) shows novice Mapes the ropes. Two webcams keep an eye on seasonal changes in the witness tree canopy.

Lynda Mapes

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What a year with a single tree reveals about climate change

A century-old oak in The Harvard Forest in Petersham offers lessons about global warming — and life on earth. By Lynda V. Mapes

gemma capdevila

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A Vermont nature diary documents down-to-earth signs of climate change

Are the seasons really different now than they used to be? A Vermonter’s notes over 40 years reveal what can be hard to see. By Ted Levin

When it comes to litter, let’s be like Mike (Dukakis)

The former Massachusetts governor has long been a one-man cleaning crew. Imagine if we all were. By Elizabeth Gehrman

Anti-immigration

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/18/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/07102010_711oped_loth2-7651819.jpg Trump’s anti-immigration playbook was written 100 years ago. In Boston.

How a trio of Harvard-educated blue bloods led a crusade to keep the “undesirables” out and make America great again.

North End guide

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/20/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/northend0129web_lede.jpg Where to eat and what to order in Boston’s North End

15 of the neighborhood’s best restaurants, from elegant hideaways to buzzy trattorias to (lots of) incredible pizza.

Airport security

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/12/01/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/OpeningImage1211TSA.jpg Do airport security lines have to be so awful? A rare look inside TSA.

With a history of dysfunction and new calls to privatize, can the agency’s big plans to make airport security less miserable get off the ground?

Cooking | Magazine

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/25/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/main0430crop.jpg Recipes: Making ramen at home is worth the trouble

Go beyond the store-bought foam cups with this introduction to making tasty noodle dishes.

Style Watch

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/21/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/horiz0430style.jpg Updating an ’80s galley kitchen in a Southie condo

Removing a wall separating the kitchen and living room was the first step toward a more modern design.

Your Week Ahead

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/21/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/michele0430week%20.jpg Five things to do the week of May 1-7

An Intimate Evening With Lea Michele, Greater Boston CityHeart Art Show and Sale, Children’s Book Week, and more.

On the Block

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/21/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/ext0430noreading.jpg For sale: Homes with plenty of sleeping quarters

With five bedrooms, there’s always space for family and friends.

Dinner with Cupid

Blind date: ‘I asked her a weird physics question and she got it!’

Can two Vonnegut-loving engineers overcome a digital error?

Comments

Letters to the editor of Globe Magazine

Readers respond to a story on farmers and Massachusetts’ recreational marijuana law.

College & Money

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/03/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/opener0522collegedebt.jpg The college debt crisis is even worse than you think

We tell students they need a bachelor’s degree to get ahead. But for too many, the numbers no longer add up.

Special section

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/11/18/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/WORK%20CROP.jpg 2016 Top Places to Work

Read the full list of winners and more stories about worker happiness.

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