VIDEO OF THE WEEK
Women In Science: The Conversation Continues
GoMRI-funded female scientists have made significant contributions to understanding the impact of the Deepwater Horizon disaster on the Gulf of Mexico. Yet, many still face obstacles based solely on their gender. What follows is a look at some of those challenges.
PODCAST OF THE WEEK
GulfCast: Is It Safe To Go In The Water?
“It was frightening. We had no idea what to expect. Can we get in the water? Can we walk on the beach? Can we eat the seafood? And unfortunately our worst dreams came true.” — Robert Craft
PHOTO OF THE WEEK
You Can Help! Citizen Science!
You can help! Make a difference: volunteer at NOAA! The Earth. Our home. We enjoy everything it provides. But what we take, we must give back. And you, too, can give back. Get your feet wet and team up with people who, just like you, want to pay it forward and have an adventure.
Photo courtesy of NOAA.
Dispatches from the Gulf 1: Science • Community • Recovery
In the years after Deepwater Horizon – the biggest offshore 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.
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Dispatches from the Gulf 2: Research • Innovation • Discovery
Experience remarkable stories from the unprecedented scientific mission to study the continuing impacts of Deepwater Horizon 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.
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Stream Dispatches 1+2 and Short Videos
Digital versions of Dispatches 1+2 are available free of charge to educators, librarians, homeschoolers, and community activists.
Dispatches short videos featuring human interest stories and exploring cutting-edge scientific case studies about the Gulf of Mexico are available on YouTube.
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.
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Supporting Dispatches educational materials including leaders’ guides, lesson plans, transcripts, posters, and student resources are available for download.
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Mensajes del Golfo de México
A Spanish subtitled version of Dispatches 1 is available via streaming.
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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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