John Bartus

Paradise Water Ice

Beatin’ the Heat with 26 Flavors Story and Photos by Josie Koler and Blair Shiver Ice, ice, FLAVORED ice, baby! Just as the mercury starts to climb, a super summertime...

Keys Disease Across the Pond

I’ve always been partial to good British humor (humour?). I’m especially fond of the Monty Python stuff, particularly Monty Python and the Holy Grail (“Who are you so wise...

Keys Disease: Let’s Get Gassed

There’s good news: it seems that the better of the two oil pollution scenarios for the Keys (that I wrote about in last week’s column) is the one that...

Keys Disease: Oil & Water (and a little beer)

On April 20, the British Petroleum Deepwater Horizon oil rig blew up and sank, killing 11 people and causing an oil spill that will likely result in millions of...

NOAA Chief Dives to Inspect Coral Stimulus Project in Keys

The head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration dove in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Friday to inspect a coral restoration project partially funded by federal stimulus...