Some of the healthiest coral communities in the world beckon off the Texas coast. Can unlikely allies save this undersea paradise?
Unless rapid warming is halted, the teeming reefs of the Gulf will likely be decimated.
The Birding DriveBy Patricia SharpeROUTE: Mission to South Padre IslandDISTANCE: 89 milesNUMBER OF COUNTIES: 2WHAT TO READ: David Allen Sibley’s The Sibley Guide to BirdsHugging the U.S.-Mexico border in far South Texas, the sultry stretch of land known as the Lower Rio Grande Valley is the Casablanca of the bird
Democratic state representative Steve Holland said he filed the legislation to make a point about his Republican colleagues.
When the surf’s good, Texas (yes, Texas) surfers drop what they’re doing and head for the water.
It’s not enough to say that associate editor Helen Thorpe was a fish out of water while reporting her story on the new oil plays in the Gulf of Mexico (“Oil and Water,”). She was really a fish out of water on the water. Three different times, the 31-year-old,