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Larry McKinney

Executive director, Harte Research Institute, Texas A&M University Corpus Christi

Larry McKinney is the executive director of the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Former director of Coastal Fisheries and senior director of Aquatic Resources, Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, McKinney is an expert on the ecological and policy issues facing the Texas coast and the Gulf of Mexico.

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The diplomacy of science must continue in any policy about Cuba

A commitment to science-based management can assure an economically and environmentally healthy Gulf for Texas, our nation and the world. The only way to do so is by working together on an international scale. This must be a priority for all three countries bordering the Gulf of Mexico. It can be the foundation to progress on other policy issues and one that can and must be sustained through the diplomatic, political and policy travails that face us.