Mexico: Of Turtles and Things
Herb and Carla Felsted trek to Mexico and trace a remarkable turn-around for the town of Mazunte - once a turtle killing field, now a sanctuary.
Sea Turtles North and South
Biologist Ruth Allard recalls visiting turtle nests in Costa Rica and Florida.
1997 - Year of the Reef
Don't wait until next year to begin examining some weighty topics - such as coral reef bleaching.
Cruise Ship Pollution in the Caribbean
Mary Uebersax explores the topic in an academic paper.
Flamingo Conservation in Mexico
Roger continues his Yucatan trek and visits flamingo breeding and wintering grounds in Mexico.
La Olla Latinoamericana (Recipes): Maracuya Mousse
I'd like to take this opportunity to extend my gratitude to the
following eclectic group for their encouragement and correspondence that provided
direct or indirect inspiration in the creation of this and recent issues of
El Planeta Platica:
Mario Aguirre, Tom Ankersen, Jorge Betancourt, Kirt Barker, Laura Beil, David
Bray, Bill Christensen, Brent Chism, Chris and Diane and the Tropical
Conservation Newsbureau, Irasema Coronado, Kenneth Crossley, Diane Delling, Alex
Dickie, Suyapa Dominguez, Steve Edwards, Herb and Carla Felsted, FIU, Mario
Gutierrez Minera, James Gollin, Mary Alice Hayward, Pepe Herrero, Dalia
Jakubauskaus, Jim Gollin, Jennifer Kay, Kevin Laughlin, Andrea Kraus, Miami and
the entire state of Florida, Brad Martin, Deidre Meaker and Otherwise,
Richard Mahler, John Muir and the other John Muir, Vincente Murphy, Ronald Nigh
(mi tocayo), Lawrence Pratt, David O'Brien - (may you have no flat tires!), Amor
Padilla, Derek Parent, Rene Ramos, Cyrus and Rosa Reed, Jose Sanchez, Margie
Scanlon, Syntia Solomon, Erasmo Sosa, Roger Steeb, Vinna Straight, Lisa Villela,
Wild Dog Magazine, Carrie Wilson, Caroline Wingate and special thanks to the
people of Mexico and Honduras!
Music That Helped Put This Issue Together: Bene Mor³ - de verdad,
Fobia - Mundo Feliz, Mana - Cuando Los Angles Lloran, REM -
Dead Letter Office, Poi Dog Pondering - Pomegranate, Emilio - Life
Music That Helped Put This Issue Together: Bene Mor³ - de verdad, Fobia - Mundo Feliz, Mana - Cuando Los Angles Lloran, REM - Dead Letter Office, Poi Dog Pondering - Pomegranate, Emilio - Life is Good.
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