Dispatches E-News: Dispatches 3 Trailer, Drifting to Success & Alien Octopus (10/02/19)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK Dispatches from the Gulf 3 “Has the Gulf of Mexico recovered from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill?” As the tenth anniversary of the disaster approaches, this question is regularly posed. An international team of scientists has spent nearly that long studying its environmental impact on humans, wildlife, and the ecosystem. They provide…
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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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