Dispatches E-News: Socio-Economic Impacts & Happy New Year (12/28/16)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK We Don’t Leave Our Dead Behind Members of the United Houma Nation and the Pointe-Au-Chien Indian Tribe recount how the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill destroyed their fishing and shrimping season in 2010 and the huge socio-economic impacts it left on their community. [WATCH HERE] NOTES FROM THE FIELD Happy New Year!…
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Dispatches E-News: I Was Told to be a Florist & Happy Holidays (12/21/16)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK I Was Told to be a Florist. Instead I Became a Scientist. These women overcame discouragement and followed their dreams of having academic careers in science. All have achieved great success as professors and funded researchers. Featuring Dr. Tamara Frank, Dr. Claire Paris-Limouzy, Dr. Shuyi Chen, and Dr. Samantha “Mandy” Joye….
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Dispatches E-News: Why We Need Scientists, Lost Nobel Prize & Happy Thanksgiving (11/23/16)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK Why Do We Need Scientists (and Science)? Scientists discuss the value, roles, and responsibilities of scientists and science in today’s society. Featuring Professors Frank Hernandez, Jr., Joseph Montoya, Ajit Subramaniam, Piers Chapman, Steve DiMarco, Scott Socolofsky, Raffaele Montuoro, and Mandy Joye. [WATCH HERE] PODCAST OF THE WEEK GulfCast: How I Lost…
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Dispatches E-News: Preparing for the Next Spill, Scientists vs. Florists & A Win at BLUE (11/16/16)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK Preparing for the Next Oil Spill: Meet Brian Roberts Professor Brian Roberts (LUMCON) conducts experiments that measure the release of greenhouse gases from oiled salt marshes. Dr. Roberts hopes his team’s work will help guide responses to future oil spills. [WATCH HERE] PODCAST OF THE WEEK GulfCast: Dr. Tamara Frank on…
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