VIDEO OF THE WEEK
Sizzle Reel – Dispatches From The Gulf 2: Research • Innovation • Discovery
A sequel to the Emmy Award-winning documentary, “Dispatches From The Gulf 2: Research • Innovation • Discovery” shares remarkable stories about the global team of scientists who continue to study the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill — the largest in U.S. history. Their unprecedented mission to comprehensively research its environmental impacts and find new ways to ease the devastation of future oil spills has lead to surprising discoveries.
NOTES FROM THE FIELD
How to Create a Sizzle Reel – By Hal Weiner
Remember when you were in grade school and the teacher assigned you a book report? For me, that was a nightmare, especially since I so often “forgot” to read the book. Now, imagine how much more daunting that task would be if the book had yet to be written! That’s what it’s like to create a sizzle reel.
PHOTO OF THE WEEK
40 Years Until Dolphin Population Recovers
Research published in a special-themed issue of Endangered Species Research, document the unprecedented and long-term environmental impacts of oil exposure to marine mammals and sea turtles after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
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Dispatches From The Gulf: Science, Community, and Recovery in the Aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill is the 14th episode in the Journey To Planet Earth TV series. DVDs are available free of charge to educators, librarians, homeschoolers, and community activists. Click here to fill out a request.
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Dispatches is made possible by a generous grant from the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI).
Additional funding provided by the Wallace Genetic Foundation and the Farvue Foundation.
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