Mercury rising

Shrimp fisherman and environmental activist Diane Wilson gave a talk today at the Harte Research Institute. Diane’s best known for sinking her own shrimp boat in protest of toxic discharge from a Formosa Plastic industrial plant, but she’s taken on Union Carbide and others like a One Woman Army.

Sailor saves a bumblebee

When a sailor misses a chance to go to sea, he tends to wander around his garden, paying special attention to the clouds and the weather, as if he were walking the deck in the sea air. He circles his home like it were a shipyard, looking for repairs.