marine-life

marine life

We can’t ignore the Great Pacific Garbage Patch: World Ocean Day aims to raise concern for plastic pollution
June 10, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

I once heard there is an island of plastic the size of Texas floating in the North Pacific. Turns out this is just a myth. The truth is much, much worse. The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is not an island. You can’t stand on it or walk across it. It’s more like a cloud of […]

100 Years – 100 Objects: Worm Tube
April 23, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

The Houston Museum of Natural Science was founded in 1909 – meaning that the curators of the Houston Museum of Natural Science have been collecting and preserving natural and cultural treasures for a hundred years now. For this yearlong series, our current curators have chosen one hundred exceptional objects from the Museum’s immense storehouse of […]

Home Sweet Oil Platform
September 3, 2008 · 2 Comments

photo credit: jurvetson We all breathed a sign of relief this weekend as Gustav spared the Houston area.  We hope that the hurricanes backed up for landing on our continent follow his example and fizzle out before causing as much harm as we have seen in the past century.  Katrina and Rita caused untold damage from […]


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21901 FM 762 Rd.
Needville, Texas 77461
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