Dispatches E-News: Toxic Hearts, We’re Going to the Zoo (Plankton, That Is) & Legal Rights of Nature (08/28/19)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK Failing Hearts: What Does Heart Failure in a Fish Look Like? Ed Mager (U Miami) examines larval mahi-mahi to determine oil toxicity in their hearts. The cardiac health of the mahi-mahi impacts its form, function, survival ability, and whether the population can fully recover in the Gulf post-Deepwater Horizon. [WATCH HERE]…
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Dispatches E-News: Dolphin Oil Exposure, Below 200 Meters & The Twilight Zone (07/31/19)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK The Dolphins of Barataria Bay (Part 2) A team of veterinarians, biologists, and wildlife epidemiologists participated in a 10-day mission to evaluate the health of Barataria Bay’s bottlenose dolphins. Their goal was to discover any chronic health issues linked to oil exposure. [WATCH HERE] PODCAST OF THE WEEK GulfCast: Tracey Sutton:…
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Dispatches E-News: Healthy Controls, Barely Surviving & Only You Know If We Did It (07/24/19)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK The Dolphins of Barataria Bay (Part 1) Despite being hit hard by Deepwater Horizon, Barataria Bay’s waters teem with hundreds of species of marine animals. It’s also the permanent home for 1,300 bottlenose dolphins. Unfortunately, they are still suffering from the oil spill. Scientists are trying to understand the full impact…
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Dispatches E-News: A Legacy for the Future, Scientific Help & The Largest Algae Bloom in the World (07/10/19)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK GoMRI: A Legacy for the Future Since 2010, the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative has funded one of the largest international research collaborations in the history of marine science. GoMRI will leave a multi-faceted legacy, including: * Publishing an unprecedented number of publications in scientific literature * Training more than 500…
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Dispatches from the Gulf – E-News (07/03/19)

Happy Fourth of July! Have a wonderful holiday. 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…
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Dispatches E-News: Cores, Macondo Horrors & Out of Breath (06/26/19)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK Meet David Hollander: Coring for Mud Dr. David Hollander conducts experiments that remove sediment cores from the ocean basin and examines them for Macondo oil contamination spewed from the DwH site. [WATCH HERE] PODCAST OF THE WEEK GulfCast: Isabel Romero: One Hundred Years of Solitude The novel One Hundred Years of…
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