Dispatches E-News: Celebrating National Dolphin Day (04/10/19)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK Close Encounters with Dolphins Dr. Cynthia Smith (NMMF) and her team are responsible for the medical care and wellbeing of the US Navy’s dolphin population in San Diego. She is applying what she has learned to their wild counterparts in the Gulf, who are struggling with low fertility and failed pregnancies….
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Dispatches E-News: Family, Failure & The Blue Hole (02/27/19)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK It’s A Bit Like Family The Deepwater Horizon oil spill inspired an unprecedented scientific collaboration. Funded by the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative, this effort has fostered a new problem-solving approach—one that replaces individual investigations with interdisciplinary partnerships. Here, we learn about the community that has emerged: a global family dedicated…
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Dispatches E-News: Oil Spill Anxiety, Passion for the Water & 50 Amazing Facts About Dolphins (02/20/19)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK The Psychological Impact of an Oil Spill Watermen, oil field workers, and those dependent upon tourism for their livelihood still struggle with anger and anxiety years after the Deepwater Horizon explosion. For generations, these Gulf residents have rebounded quickly from natural disasters. For the first time in their lives, they are…
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Dispatches E-News: Man-Made Technological Disasters, Robot Love & Join Us at IOFF on March 8 (02/06/19)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK Meet Tracie Sempier: Helping the People of the Gulf Tracie Sempier is a coastal storms outreach coordinator. She describes how, after Deepwater Horizon, her focus shifted from helping people handle natural disasters like hurricanes to helping people recover from man-made technological disasters like oil spills. [WATCH HERE] PODCAST OF THE WEEK…
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‘Dispatches from the Gulf 2’ Selected by the 16th Annual International Ocean Film Festival

‘Dispatches from the Gulf 2’ Selected by the 16th Annual International Ocean Film Festival Out of hundreds of films submitted from around the world, a blue-ribbon panel of judges has just selected “Dispatches from the Gulf 2,” the newest episode in the television series, Journey To Planet Earth, for the 16th International Ocean Film Festival….
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