Dispatches E-News: Let’s Talk About Dispersants (07/18/18)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK Dispersants: The Lesser of Two Evils During the Deepwater Horizon spill, dispersants were sprayed onto oil slicks on the surface of the water, as well as directly into the escaping oil, to break up as much as possible. Ever since, scientists have been studying the impacts of these dispersants. They’re now…
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Dispatches E-News: Happy Fourth of July (07/04/18)

Happy Fourth of July! Have a wonderful holiday. Dispatches from the Gulf 1: Science • Community • Recovery In the years after Deepwater Horizon – the biggest 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 ultimate…
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Dispatches E-News: Female Role Models, Macondo & We Made Plastic (06/13/18)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK The Journey of Female Scientists Female scientists talk about finding success in the (still mostly) male-dominated field of marine biology and the need to get more women involved in science. These role models—including Bianca Prohaska, Ramana Sidhaye, Karen Malone, Kelly Dorgan, Lela Schlenker, and Margaret Leinen—are leading by example. [WATCH HERE]…
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Dispatches E-News: Reality or Science Fiction? Murawski Collides & Take Action for World Oceans Day! (06/06/18)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK Georgina Cox: Reality or Science Fiction? Georgina Cox has a PhD in Marine Biology and Fisheries. At the University of Miami, she’s researching the cardiovascular function of fish before oil exposure and after oil exposure using cutting edge techniques. Two early influences led Dr. Cox to focus on comparative cardiovascular physiology:…
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