Tuesday, August 28, 2012

No counting fish this week

Tropical storm and soon-to-be-hurricane Isaac put a stop to plans for an expedition into the Gulf of Mexico this week to observe Harte Research Institute scientists work on their ongoing study of artificial reefs. Read more in my post for Scientific American's Expeditions blog.

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Save Sharks!

Inspired by Shark Week, a focus on dive destinations with courses on shark awareness and conservation. Help save sharks by swimming with them (responsibly), and by signing the Project Aware petition. More in my post for Men's Journal.

Monday, August 20, 2012

Annual coral spawning

I spent five days diving at the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, with scientists and students from the Harte Research Institute, to observe the annual coral spawn. Read the piece I wrote about it for Nature News.

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Artificial Reef Study

My second post about the Harte Research Institute's study on artificial reefs, for Scientific American's Expeditions Blog.