Don't Mess with Texas

New Don’t Mess with Texas Campaign Focuses on Discarded PPE

The pandemic has come with litter. Face masks in gutters, gloves left in grass at the side of the road, and discarded...
Texas Honeybees

Texans Can Support Honeybees by Buying Special License Plates

If you love Texas honey and the bees that make it, you can now show your support for them with a new...
Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes to be released in Houston Recuperado

Why Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Won’t Come to Texas Anytime Soon

Unfortunately, the coronavirus isn’t the only peril floating around in the environment. Four years ago, the Zika virus became...
Who Are the Space City Weather Guys

Two Houston Weather Guys Break Through Hype to Become Trusted Sources

Houston was in the crosshairs of not one but two hurricanes this past month, hurricanes that might have combined into a superstorm....

Privately Built Border Wall Will Fail, Engineering Report Says

It’s not a matter of if a privately built border fence along the shores of the Rio Grande will fail, it’s a...

Pre-Hurricane Chemical Plant Releases a Wake-Up Call for Reforms

With Hurricane Laura threatening the Gulf Coast region, the oil refineries and petrochemical plants that stretch across the Houston area and Southeast...

Texas A&M Forest Services on the Hunt for Tree-Killing Beetle

The evasive Emerald Ash Borer destroys ash trees. This tiny insect is a fascinating green color, eye-catching and shimmery. You wouldn’t imagine...

Only You Can Prevent Forest Fires Now in Texas

Editor’s Note: This is a follow up to a previous story about fire danger in Texas. Thousands of fires...

Much of Texas is at Risk of Another Disaster — Wildfires

Many parts of Texas are experiencing serious drought conditions that leave them highly vulnerable to the type of devastating wildfires California is...

Abbott: Texas Dodged a Bullet When Hurricane Laura Shifted East

Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and U.S. Sens. John Cornyn and Ted Cruz traveled to southeast Texas Thursday to survey...

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