VIDEO OF THE WEEK
It Was Just A Scary, Scary Time
The Gulf shrimping community is accustomed to recovering from natural disasters like hurricanes. Here, Louisiana waterman, David Chauvin, explains why a man-made disaster posed a different kind of challenge.
PODCAST OF THE WEEK
GulfCast: Invasion of the Lionfish!
Dr. Will Patterson has a truly amazing story to tell: The invasion of alien predators has reached epic proportions.
NOTES FROM THE FIELD
Women in Oil Spill Science – By Dr. Rita Colwell
Historically, women have not played a major role in oceanography and oil spill research due to retrograde gender roles. Many of the obstacles, fortunately, have begun to fade away, perhaps more rapidly…
Ojai Film Festival – November 4 & 11 – Ojai, California
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BLUE Ocean Film Festival – November 10-13 – St. Petersburg, Florida
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Emmy® Awards – December 3 – Orlando, Florida
Dispatches From The Gulf has been nominated for two Emmy® Awards:
• Best Topical Documentary
• Best Cinematography (William Mills)
Details at http://suncoastchapter.org/awards/2016-emmy-awards/
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