Tuesday, December 16, 2014

The Jacoby's Restaurants

The family-run Jacoby's Cafe in Melvin, Texas now has a brother in Austin, Jacoby's Restaurant and Mercantile. Comfort food, happy hour, and a view of the Colorado River. Read more here.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Sea Turtle Trivia

Check out twenty things you might not know about sea turtles in this piece for Mental Floss.

Photo courtesy Fernando Bretos, The Ocean Foundation.

Friday, December 5, 2014

Studying the Immune System in Space

An investigation headed to the International Space Station will learn more about the cells of our immune systems, helping keep astronauts healthier - and folks on Earth, too. Read more here.

Monday, November 24, 2014

Investigating a muder -- of an endangered wolf

US Fish and Wildlife law enforcement officials are investigating the shooting of an endangered wolf, an alpha female, in Washington state. Conservation groups have offered $15,000 in reward money for tips leading to catching the perp. Read more in Men's Journal online.

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.