…for so many different reasons. First he totally gave my former intern the hookup with a sweeeet position at CORAL and it only cost me half what I was willing to pay ;-). Seriously though, Rick is the ardent avenger of all coral. Rick pontificates about Darwin, corals, and of course conservation at Terrain.org. I love the subtitle “Darwin’s Second Obsession Needs To Be Our First” and with juicy tidbits like
But another human-induced threat to coral health has been silently growing, and may represent the greatest challenge yet to maintaining vibrant, healthy coral reefs into the future. It’s a particularly insidious threat to coral and brings us back to the story of a young Charles Darwin aboard the Beagle pondering how such enormous coral formations can be constructed from seawater.
how can you not read this well articulated essay. Rick shows he deeply cares about cares about corals, and knowledgable, and that you should to.