Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Volunteer Diving

Combine awesome diving with volunteering for research and conservation projects - everyone wins, including the ocean. Read more in my article for Alert Diver.


Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Sacred Water

Many travelers call Semuc Champey, tranquil pools above a raging river in the wilds of Guatemala, the most beautiful place in the country. Definitely worth the difficult journey to get there. Read more here.
Credit: Holley Gaskill

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Oil & Gas and Wildlife

We can have both, but striking that balance won't be easy. Read my article in UTLaw Magazine about the challenges to air quality and endangered species from increased production. Beautiful illustrations by Pam Wishbow, too.

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Texas Rocks Christmas Bird Count

I went out to Hyatt Lost Pines for last year's Christmas Bird Count and related activities. Here's the story in Texas Co-op Power Magazine so you can plan to participate in one of this year's Texas events. It's fun and contributes to conservation science.

Texas Book Festival

I signed copies of A Worldwide Travel Guide to Sea Turtles at the Texas Book Festival today, and will be back in the TAMU Press tent tomorrow from 1-3 to do the same. Interesting observation: almost all the young girls (middle school age) that passed through the tent today were drawn to the cover.


Monday, October 20, 2014

Ten Reasons to Visit South Africa

Incredible diving, wildlife watching, scenery, wine, and more - ten of the many reasons to visit South Africa, my piece for Sport Diver magazine.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center

Just outside Fort Davis, this place offers nice hiking, interesting geology, wildlife-watching, and beautiful scenery and can be enjoyed year round. I wrote about my latest visit for Texas Highways. Read more here.