Friday, June 10, 2016

Coral bleaching is bad. Really bad.

The longest global coral bleaching event has already affected some 90 percent of the Great Barrier Reef and shows no signs of slowing down. Read the alarming facts in my piece for Mental Floss.
Photo credit: XL Catlin Seaview Survey.


Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Day with the Dolphins

Some 26 species of dolphins and whales live along the Texas coast, with bottlenose dolphins the most common. See them on boat tours out of Port Aransas. Read more in the June issue of Texas Highways.

Friday, May 27, 2016

Top Aquariums

Ten of the best accredited aquariums in North America. Find Nemo and Dory and many amazing marine creatures - and help conserve the world's oceans at the same time. Read the list here.

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Citizen Science underwater

Your dive trip really counts, pun intended, when you go with the Reef Environmental Education Foundation, which has been collecting volunteer fish surveys for years. Read about my REEF trip to Bonaire here.

Friday, May 13, 2016

Eat, drink, save the bees

This restaurant on the Pedernales River keeps bees and uses their honey in various drinks and dishes, helping to raise awareness of the serious threats to bee survival.

Summer School

Learn something fun this summer! Find some suggestions in my piece for Texas Highways.

Year of Parks - World Birding Center sites

The May issue of Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine features Bentsen-Rio Grande, Estero Llano Grande and Resaca de la Palma State Parks, all part of the World Birding Center. Read it here.