Thursday, May 28, 2015

Talking diving with the CEO of PADI

Drew Richardson, president and CEO of the Professional Association of Diving Instructors, on diving and divers. Read it on the Men's Journal website.

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Three Days in Brownsville

This South Texas city may be less well-known than its famous island neighbor, but offers outdoor adventure, wildlife, history, and plenty of other diversions. Read more in the latest issue of Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine.

Three Countries Collaborate on Gulf of Mexico Science, Conservation

Three countries bound the Gulf of Mexico - the U.S., Mexico, and Cuba. Scientists from all three have been working together for years to study and protect this important body of water. Read about the Trinational Initiative in my piece for Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine.

Friday, May 22, 2015

Worms in Space

The humble C. elegans may help us better understand aging. Astronauts on the International Space Station are performing the investigation from the Japanese Space Agency. Read more in my piece for the NASA website.

Sea Turtles in Texas

Five species of endangered sea turtles can be seen along the Texas coast. Learn where to see them -- and help protect them -- in my piece for the latest issue of Texas Highways.

Monday, May 11, 2015

Uncertain Future for Kemp's ridley Sea Turtles

Scientists, managers, conservationists and others gathered in November 2014 in Brownsville, Texas, to discuss drastic declines in the number of Kemp's ridley nests and how to save (again) this highly endangered species. Read my report in the latest issue of Alert Diver.

Friday, May 8, 2015

Tagging Wildlife for Science

Scientists use a variety of tagging methods to track wild animals and learn more about them. Read more in my piece for Mental Floss, 10 Animals We Tag - and What we Learn From It.