Dispatches E-News: Happy Fourth of July (07/04/18)

Happy Fourth of July! Have a wonderful holiday. Dispatches from the Gulf 1: Science • Community • Recovery In the years after Deepwater Horizon – the biggest oil spill in U.S. history – a global team of scientists is working together to understand its environmental impact on humans, wildlife, and the ecosystem with the ultimate…
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Dispatches E-News: Great Jobs, Black Teeth & Interactive Story Map (06/27/18)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK What’s Great About This Job! “Dreams can come true.” Scientists discuss the daily joys of working in the specific concentrations they love and how their wonderment keeps them motivated. Featuring Mandy Joye (University of Georgia), Chris Reddy (WHOI), Cynthia Smith (NMMF), Elaine Allen (NMMF), Joseph Katz (Johns Hopkins), Cheng Li (Johns…
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Dispatches E-News: Female Role Models, Macondo & We Made Plastic (06/13/18)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK The Journey of Female Scientists Female scientists talk about finding success in the (still mostly) male-dominated field of marine biology and the need to get more women involved in science. These role models—including Bianca Prohaska, Ramana Sidhaye, Karen Malone, Kelly Dorgan, Lela Schlenker, and Margaret Leinen—are leading by example. [WATCH HERE]…
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Dispatches E-News: Reality or Science Fiction? Murawski Collides & Take Action for World Oceans Day! (06/06/18)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK Georgina Cox: Reality or Science Fiction? Georgina Cox has a PhD in Marine Biology and Fisheries. At the University of Miami, she’s researching the cardiovascular function of fish before oil exposure and after oil exposure using cutting edge techniques. Two early influences led Dr. Cox to focus on comparative cardiovascular physiology:…
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Dispatches E-News: Eric D’Asaro, Joe Montoya & Rita Colwell (05/02/18)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK Eric D’Asaro: I Didn’t Follow in My Father’s Footsteps Dr. Eric D’Asaro (University of Washington) served as the chief scientist during a 31-day research mission to study how the oil spreads out via ocean currents. He shares his thoughts on choosing the environmental sciences as a career, dispels the myth of…
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