February 15, 2021
The potential discovery of a new whale species has given a weary world a happy reminder that the earth still has joyful mysteries to share, that local boys from small towns can still make huge contributions to science, and that in Baja, right when we need them the most, the whales can still be relied upon to appear to fill us with wonder and inspire us with their 50 million years of sustainably inhabiting the earth.
December 26, 2020
The Cuevas family has lived on El Pardito, a rock in the Sea of Cortez, for 4 generations. This story charts the family's journey from shark hunting to ocean conservation, and some of the stops along the way.
November 22, 2020
He really was just a good Catholic boy trying to make the padres proud, but suspicion and cruelty transformed him into something they foolishly feared he was all along, the vicious leader of a rebellion.
September 7, 2020
A fun walk through the 19th century in Todos Santos with three intriguing characters whose legacies still reverberate in the town today.
April 19, 2020
Friendship, pride and a revitalization of the great ranchero traditions in Baja California Sur.
February 22, 2020
Griselda was the first female firefighter comandante in Latin America, and remains the only one in Baja California Sur. Turtles gave her her start.
February 22, 2020
August 27, 2019
April 10, 2019
The Silver Route Museum celebrates the global, multicultural history of El Triunfo and surrounding Baja Sur towns as they rose and fell with the gold and silver mining industries, and outlines a vision for the future of the region as a center for scientific research and ecotourism.
April 9, 2019
July 28, 2018
The sea lions of Los Islotes near La Paz are so successful that two satellite colonies have already sprung up in the area. At a time when sea lion colonies are declining in other parts of the Sea of Cortez, what is making these guys so successful? Check it out!
June 7, 2018
April 25, 2018
January 14, 2018
Missionary vs medicine man. Local knowledge vs. global education. El Camino Real and the beginning of the end for the indians of Baja California Sur and the Jesuits who sought to save their souls.
July 5, 2017
April 27, 2017
February 25, 2017
November 8, 2016
As surely as the Statue of Liberty came from France, and the melody of the Star-Spangled Banner came from England, the American Cowboy came from Mexico. Juan Wayne would have been a more apt screen name for the Duke.
June 24, 2016
There's a serpent in the Sierras and the botanists know just what to do!