Thursday, June 27, 2013

Counting fish around artificial reefs

The Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (try saying that ten times, fast) is in the middle of a two-year study to analyze marine life around artificial reefs off the Texas coast. I've been following their work and blogging about it for Scientific American. After a long break for winter (or the sorry excuse for it that we had in Texas), they're back at work. Read my latest post here.

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Tri-national shark research effort

Scientists from the US, Mexico, and Cuba are studying sharks in Cuban waters, hoping to find ways to protect them throughout the Gulf. I met with some of those scientists in Cuba in April, and here's the piece I wrote for Scientific American online.

Friday, June 21, 2013

Hill Country Weekend Getaway

If you're looking for a great place to spend a weekend in the Texas Hill Country, check out my article on Foxfire Cabins, in the July issue of Texas Highways. Close to Lost Maples!

Thursday, June 13, 2013

The best diving in Baja

My piece for Men's Journal Adventure about diving Cabo Pulmo Marine Park, Baja's healthiest reef, thanks to the locals.