Declaring an endangered species officially gone can take decades.
Paula Levihn-Coon is a Fall 2023 Environmental Fellow for the Texas Observer. Enthusiastic about all things outdoors, she is a native plant enthusiast, a Texas Master Naturalist, and a member of the Native Plant Society of Texas. She received her master’s degree in journalism and media from the University of Texas at Austin.
Articles by Paula Levihn-Coon
Half of the fish in the Mission-Aransas Estuary vocalize. One scientist is dedicated to recording and decoding their thumps, pops, and other sounds.
The U.S. market—and seafood processors’ freezers—are overflowing with cheap farm-raised imports.
Climate change is increasing the size of stones, making people—and insurance companies—anxious.
More Texas gardeners are choosing local flora after 2023’s brutal weather—attracting bees, butterflies, and lower water bills.