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Journey to Planet Earth is North America’s most important environmental series. More than 3,000 educational institutions and libraries have adopted it – yielding an annual audience of 1.2 million people. Narrated and hosted by Academy Award winner Matt Damon, the series features 13 one-hour episodes that document and explain the most important environmental issues of the 21st century.
Journey to Planet Earth is North America’s most important environmental series. More than 3,000 educational institutions and libraries have adopted it – yielding an annual audience of 1.2 million people. Narrated and hosted by Academy Award winner Matt Damon, the series features 13 one-hour episodes that document and explain the most important environmental issues of the 21st century.

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28th Anniversary of the Exxon Valdez Disaster
Learning from the Past: Expect the Unexpected
https://youtu.be/2lG8d5OPoi0
@CONCORDEgulf @CIMAGEResearch #gulfchat @gulfresearch @gulfdispatches

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How do we stop oil spills from fouling our waterways? Here’s how scientists are tackling the perpetual problem.

https://youtu.be/ZLTRIgjAnNs

#WorldWaterDay #gulfchat @gulfdispatches
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“It was frightening. We just really had no idea what to expect. There was a high degree of fear and anticipation of the worst. And unfortunately our worst dreams came true. We smell fumes from oil; is it safe to stay here and breathe? Can we get in the water? Can we walk in the beach? Can we eat the seafood?” — Robert Craft

The mayor of the coastal resort town of Gulf Shores, Alabama recounts the ordeal his community went through after the Deepwater Horizon disaster — when massive amounts of oil came ashore on their beaches — and how the environment and economy is doing seven years later.

https://soundcloud.com/gulfdispatches/gulfcast-ep-18-is-the-water-safe

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The Next Generation: Meet Sarah Muffelman
https://youtu.be/mwuzFRwfgLk

Sarah Muffelman (Gulf Coast Research Laboratory) is comparing red snapper captured before the Deepwater Horizon oil spill with red snapper captured after to see how their feeding habits have changed. She hopes her research will help better plan for any future disasters and assist in the recovery of the Gulf’s ecosystems.

@CIMAGEresearch @CONCORDEgulf @gulfresearch @gulfdispatches #gulfchat

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California’s Salton Sea is back in the news. Watch our report on it:
“The Salton Sea: Crown Jewel of Biodiversity in Trouble”
#filmfriday #saltonsea

And more details in this article: “Why California’s Biggest Lake Is Dying…”
(http://nyti.ms/2m9keqi)


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Watch the Trailer for DFTG-2!

A sequel to the Emmy Award-winning documentary, “Dispatches From The Gulf - 2” shares remarkable stories about the global team of scientists who continue to study the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill — the largest in U.S. history. Their unprecedented mission to comprehensively research its environmental impacts and find new ways to ease the devastation of future oil spills has lead to surprising discoveries.

https://youtu.be/ZLTRIgjAnNs

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