Dispatches E-News: Happy Thanksgiving (11/21/18)

HAPPY THANKSGIVING! Have a wonderful holiday. 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. Follow Dispatches from the Gulf / Journey to Planet Earth • https://screenscope.com • https://dispatchesfromthegulf.com • http://pbs.org/journeytoplanetearth Engage with Us on Social…
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Dispatches E-News: Sunlight, Uta & Women (11/07/18)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK Chris Reddy: A Career Spent Studying Oil Spills Chris Reddy, senior scientist at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, focuses his research on the never-ending war between nature and oil. Sunlight in particular has had surprising effects on residual Macondo oil. [WATCH HERE] PODCAST OF THE WEEK GulfCast: Marine Snow – Underwater Blizzards…
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Dispatches E-News: Honoring the Dead, Breaking Down Oil & Join Us at the Ojai Film Festival (10/24/18)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK We Don’t Leave Our Dead Behind Members of the United Houma Nation and the Pointe-Au-Chien Indian Tribe recount how the Deepwater Horizon oil spill destroyed their fishing and shrimping season in 2010 and the huge socio-economic impacts it left on their community. [WATCH HERE] PODCAST OF THE WEEK GulfCast: How Plants…
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Dispatches E-News: How It Should Be Done, Fair Winds & Recipe for a Harmful Algal Bloom (10/17/18)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK How It Should Be Done Dr. Cynthia Smith leads the Dolphin Health Project, which focuses on adverse health effects on bottlenose dolphins living in the aftermath of Deepwater Horizon. Instead of examining the traditional exterior physical features and feeding ranges, she and her team use sonograms to look inside. Their findings…
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Dispatches E-News: Mistaken Guidance Counselors, Getting Seasick & St. Petersburg Science Festival (10/10/18)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK I Was Told to be a Florist. Instead I Became a Scientist. These women overcame discouragement and followed their dreams of having academic careers in science. All have achieved great success as professors and funded researchers. Featuring Dr. Tamara Frank, Dr. Claire Paris-Limouzy, Dr. Shuyi Chen, and Dr. Samantha “Mandy” Joye….
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