Robert Webster

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2014

    That Stinky Seaweed in Galveston Could Soon Be Edible

    Unless you're without a sense of smell (and thus lucky in this case) you've probably noticed that Galveston kind of smells like it's on the edge of the bowels of something unspeakably nasty these days because of the many tons of seaweed that have washed up on our hallowed shores. Scientists have be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2014

    Sargassum, Galveston's Seaweed that Won't Quit

    Update 2:20p: We included comments from Texas A&M researcher, Robert Webster. We thought we'd be in the clear by now, or close to it, but the seaweed invasion continues. Photos taken today from the shores of Galveston show an extremely green body of water that looks utterly gross. While tourists m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2014

    Luckily, You Shouldn't Have to Worry About That Sargassum on Galveston Island

    Keeping seaweed in check on Galveston Island has been no easy task. Prepping for the holiday weekend has meant bulldozing tons of the stuff away from the fun sandy part. And things are looking According to a report in the Houston Chronicle, Sargassum (pronounced like "orgasm") seaweed bombarded th ... More >>