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Protecting Texas’ Barrier Island Sea Turtles

Sea Turtle, Inc., is on a decades-long mission to protect the South Padre Island turtle population from threats to their nesting grounds and more.

How to Dive Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary

Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary is an off the beaten path destination for the most adventurous divers. Divers who visit the sanctuary can explore some of the healthiest corals in the world, a manta ray nursery and a chance to see whale sharks.

Smoke Show: Where to Dive Top Coral Spawn Events

Brooke Morton uncovers seven top locations where you can find and dive coral spawning events. From Maui to St. Lucia it's a crowd-pleaser you don't want to miss.

Where to Go Scuba Diving in South Texas

Wrecks and rigs abound offshore South Padre Island, a Gulf of Mexico Barrier island.

New Scuba Diving License Plate Launches in Texas

A portion of sales will support City of Houston Underwater Mariners, the nonprofit dive club behind the design and launch of the new Texas scuba license plate.

The Ultimate Southwest Scuba Road Trip

Scuba your way across Utah, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas in this week-long drive-and-dive.

The Race is On to Save Thousands of Endangered Sea Turtles from Texas Cold Snap

More than 4,000 cold stunned sea turtles have been pulled from the Texas waters, and power outages are limiting the ability to aid the injured.

Largest Gulf of Mexico Marine Sanctuary Will Triple in Size

The Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary expand to about 160 square miles following approval from the U.S. government.

This Oil Rig is in a Sanctuary. Is it Better Removed or Made into a Reef?

When it was time to decommission High Island 389A, the nation’s only oil rig in a NOAA sanctuary, regulators strove to balance a diving attraction with environmental preservation.