Interview on Jennifer Stoc...

 In May my friend Barb Rogers and I went to the opening of the Cordell Bank exhibit at the Oakland Museum of California, which is part of the newly-renovated Natural Sciences Gallery. The exhibit engaged all our senses, touch, sound, sight – just strolling through you learned by sheer osmosis. Barb and I reveled in looking at tiny sea creatures through a digital microscope. For years I’d been curious...

A Visit with Peter Cook at...

“Pea soup” is a northeastern term: dense, intractable fog, the kind that causes to you to creep along in your car at ten miles per hour, because you can’t see more than six yards ahead. But it’s not Maine or New Brunswick or Nova Scotia, rather the infamous Devil’s Slide on California’s Highway 1. Giddily looking forward to driving south from San Francisco, I had chosen the coast road over a...

The Lungs of the Mediterra...

THE LUNGS OF THE MEDITERRANEAN Humor me: take the deepest breath you can, inhaling deep into your abdomen. And hold it as long as possible. When you finally can’t hold it any longer, exhale and take a new breath. Last October I witnessed something that dramatically changed that experience: breath. Even I, the ever-so-keen conservationist, found my eyes glaze over when I read about how the oceans support...

Mangrove and Turtle Conser...

The Times of the Islands magazine is out, summarizing my research from last June in the Turks and Caicos Islands: http://www.timespub.tc/2011/10/simple-truths/   Share this:FacebookDiggStumbleUponEmailReddit