Where Will the Funding Come From? – A Dispatches from the Gulf Short

In an initiative created by Dispatches from the Gulf called “50 short”, Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative scientists and researchers are interviewed on multiple topics relating to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, its impacts and the connection to society, in short videos. RECOVER lead PI Dr. Martin Grosell and postdoctoral researcher Dr. Rachael Heuer are … Continued

Dr. Aaron Robert’s Brings Water Pollution Research to Future Scientists

RECOVER co-PI Dr. Aaron Roberts, based at the University of North Texas in the University of North Texas College of Science, brought pollution into the classroom. This week, Dr. Robert’s visited a local elementary school in the Denton, Texas area, where he met 100 eager second graders. He presented his research and the work being … Continued

Ocean Kids 2019

On March 1st, the University of Miami Rosenstiel School held its annual Ocean Kids event on the Key Biscayne campus. Two hundred students from four different elementary schools in the surrounding Miami Dade communities visited the campus and its various research groups for a day filled with marine science and conservation. Since 2016, RECOVER has … Continued

UNT PhD Students Dive Deep in Collaborative Research via RECOVER Consortium

Original story by University of North Texas College of Science The RECOVER Consortium is a team of marine biologists, aquatic toxicologists, and geneticists from four research institutions, including the Biological Sciences Department in UNT’s College of Science. The team is dedicated to further the understanding of oil-induced effects on fish and the potential for recovery. RECOVER, which stands for … Continued

RECOVER’s Miami Seaquarium Exhibit is Now Open.

RECOVER started 2019 off with a bang! We collaborated with the Miami Seaquarium to create a traveling exhibit within the Seaquarium featuring RECOVER’s research. This exhibit can be placed throughout the aquarium and is currently on display with the Tropical Fish Aquariums underneath the top deck dolphin area. Our dual-panel interactive and educational display features … Continued

Grad Student Khursigara Examines How Oil Exposure Alters Fish Behavior

Original story by Stephanie Ellis and Nilde Maggie Dannreuther  For questions and/or comments, please contact sellis@ngi.msstate.edu Many fish that were exposed to Deepwater Horizon oil survived; however, they may have experienced later-in-life impacts that affected their ability to survive longer than fish that did not experience oil exposure. Alexis Khursigara investigates if oil-induced latent effects in red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus) … Continued

Congratulations Dr. Christina Pasparakis!

We are extremely proud to introduce you to Dr. Christina Pasparakis! On August 10th, Dr. Pasparakis successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation entitled “Effects of Temperature, Ultraviolet Radiation and Crude Oil Exposure on Early – Life Staged Mahi – Mahi (Coryphaena hippurus).  It has been an honor to work with her and be a part of … Continued