Dispatches E-News: Aquatic Treadmills, All About the Fish & US National Monuments at Risk (05/17/17)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK A Treadmill for Fish Dr. Martin Grosell (University of Miami) replicates how mahi-mahi swim in the wild in order to determine how environmental disturbances – particularly oil spills – impact their development and life cycles. [WATCH HERE] PODCAST OF THE WEEK GulfCast: Steve Murawski: “I’m a Fish Guy” During an event…
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Dispatches E-News: Psychological Impacts, Breaking Down Barriers & Restoration Efforts (04/19/17)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK The Psychological Impact of an Oil Spill Watermen, oil field workers, and those dependent upon tourism for their livelihood still struggle with anger and anxiety years after the Deepwater Horizon explosion. For generations, these Gulf residents have rebounded quickly from natural disasters. For the first time in their lives, they are…
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Dispatches E-News: Helping the People of the Gulf, “We Are Explorers” & Coal vs. Solar (04/12/17)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK Meet Tracie Sempier: Helping the People of the Gulf Tracie Sempier is a coastal storms outreach coordinator. She describes how, after Deepwater Horizon, her focus shifted from helping people handle natural disasters like hurricanes to helping people recover from man-made technological disasters like oil spills. [WATCH HERE] PODCAST OF THE WEEK…
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Dispatches E-News: Coastal Ecosystems, Sharks, Sharks, and More Sharks! & World Water Day (03/29/17)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK Meet Nancy Rabalais: Focusing on Coastal Ecosystems Much of the Deepwater Horizon oil that came ashore landed in the Louisiana marshes and beaches. Dr. Nancy Rabalais (LUMCON) and her team are focusing their research on the coastal ecosystems – particularly the blue crab populations and how they are recovering. [WATCH HERE]…
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