A reminder that, despite the havoc we willfully, witlessly wreak on it, much of Planet Earth endures in all its splendor. For 14 years, San Francisco-based photographer Beth Moon has been traveling the world to find "the earth’s largest and oldest living monuments" - baobabs! - many in remote enough places they remain untouched by our idiocy. May they continue to do so. And may the new year bring peace.