Study Finds Oil, UV Radiation, and Temperature Affect Mahi Survival Processes

Story by Maggie Dannreuther Researchers conducted exposure experiments with mahi-mahi embryos using oil, ultraviolet (UV) radiation, and temperature to determine how multiple stressors affect their survival. Compared to controls, exposed embryos floating near the ocean’s surface started to sink sooner and at faster rates, which intensified at higher temperatures. The embryos also exhibited higher oxygen … Continued

Going Back To Her Roots: A Visit to East Bay High School by Dr. Rachael Heuer

This past April, Dr. Rachael Heuer, a postdoctoral researcher with the RECOVER consortium, went back to her teaching roots and visited Easy Bay High School in Gibsonton, Florida. Dr. Heuer taught Biology, Ecology, and Advanced Placement Environmental Science at the school from 2007 – 2010, prior to beginning her graduate degree with the Grosell Lab … Continued

A Night at the Movies: Dispatches from the Gulf 2

On April 19th, RECOVER collaborated with fellow Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative consortium CARTHE to present a screening of their documentary Dispatches from the Gulf 2. This is the second installment in their documentary series that follows the research, recovery and restorative practices within the Gulf of Mexico in the years after the 2010 Deepwater … Continued

Screening of Dispatches from the Gulf 2

On April 19th, please join us at the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science campus auditorium for a screening of the documentary, Dispatches from the Gulf 2.  This film, narrated by Matt Damon, brings the viewer on an experience into the incredible stories and research of those that are studying the environmental impacts … Continued

Dr. Martin Grosell To Present at REEF’s Fish and Friends

Tomorrow night,Tuesday April 10th, Dr. Martin Grosell, will be the guest speaker at REEF’s Fish and Friends event, in Key Largo. His talk “Environmental Disaster: Can There Be A Silver Lining?” focuses on the extensive research on the Gulf of Mexico ecosystem in the wake of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. This free seminar series … Continued

Creating Environmental Stewards – Ocean Kids 2018

On March 3rd, RECOVER participated in the annual Ocean Kids event at the Historic Virginia Key Beach Park. We collaborated with CARTHE and the Coastal modeling group, both supported by Gulf of Mexico Research Institute funding, as well as the Vizcaya Museum to present the “Go With the Flow” marine science station. Ocean Kids, an … Continued

We are live!: Visual Acuity lesson in Virtual Lab is now open for business

This past September, we developed and launched RECOVER Virtual Lab – our solution to achieve the goal of increasing the effectiveness and communication of our outreach and research to communities and classrooms far and wide. The pilot lab- “Fish Treadmill” –  featuring University of North Texas Ph.D student Derek Nelson as the “virtual lab partner”, introduced … Continued