VIDEO OF THE WEEK
World Oceans Day 2019
This Saturday, June 8, is World Oceans Day – a global day of ocean education, action, and celebration. The goal is to find solutions to support a healthier ocean and a better future. What will you and your community do to help? Professor Mandy Joye held an interactive marine science workshop for elementary school children.
PODCAST OF THE WEEK
GulfCast: Felicia Coleman: “Don’t Let It Get Here Today”
Dr. Felicia Coleman, director of FSU’s Coastal and Marine Laboratory, is often asked if the Deepwater Horizon disaster is this the worst thing that’s ever happened in the Gulf. She shares her thoughts about the spill and the other problems pushing our oceans towards an ecological tipping point.
PHOTO OF THE WEEK
Take Action for World Oceans Day 2019!
The action focus for World Oceans Day 2019 is to demonstrate leadership in preventing plastic pollution and share solutions that inspire and activate the global community. Together we can protect and restore our oceans!
Photo courtesy of The Ocean Project.
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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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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