JOIN US AT GASPARILLA!
Dispatches from the Gulf 2 will have its Florida premiere at the Gasparilla International Film Festival in Tampa/St. Petersburg.
Saturday, March 24, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
151 2nd Ave N
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Follow this link for screening tickets.
Want a more immersive experience? Then attend the VIP post-screening reception and panel with the filmmakers and esteemed scientists. This event will be held at the Marine Exploration Center.
Follow this link to join the VIP festival experience.
VIDEO OF THE WEEK
Meet Jana Herrmann: The Next Generation of Oceanographers
Graduate student Jana Herrmann describes her academic work at the University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Coast Research Laboratory. Her current research assesses the larval conditions of marine species post-Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
PODCAST OF THE WEEK
GulfCast: Meet Louisiana Shrimper David Chauvin
David Chauvin is a fourth generation shrimper. He and his fellow watermen are accustomed to handling the aftermath of natural disasters like hurricanes. The man-made Deepwater Horizon incident presented different kinds of challenges that proved to be difficult to overcome.
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 goal of learning how to better cope with future oil spills.
Click here to watch the trailer.
Dispatches from the Gulf 2: Research • Innovation • Discovery
Experience remarkable stories from the unprecedented scientific mission to comprehensively study the impact of Deepwater Horizon and find new ways to ease the devastation. Includes the never-before-documented drama of bottlenose dolphins struggling to survive, and the capture of one of the world’s largest predatory sharks.
Click here to watch the trailer.
Get Free DVDs
DVDs of Dispatches 1, Dispatches 2 and Dispatches Short Videos (2 Discs) are available free of charge to educators, librarians, homeschoolers, and community activists.
Click here to fill out a DVD request form.
Stream the Short Videos and the Documentaries
Dispatches short videos featuring human interest stories and exploring cutting-edge scientific case studies are available on YouTube.
If you would like to stream the full documentaries online or in digital format, send an e-mail request to email@example.com.
Host a Screening
Host a Dispatches screening at schools, libraries, universities, science centers, museums, community centers, or environmental organizations — especially around the anniversary of Deepwater Horizon (April 2018). Guest speakers and panelists can be arranged.
Click here to fill out a Screening request form.
Supporting Dispatches educational materials including leaders’ guides, lesson plans, transcripts, posters, and student resources are available for download.
Click here to access.
Mensajes del Golfo de México
A Spanish subtitled version of Dispatches 1 is available via streaming or DVD.
Send an e-mail request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Access the Archive
Click here to access the Dispatches From The Gulf newsletter archive.
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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