Wildlife and habitat impacts

Wildlife and habitat impacts: How oil spills and associated response methods affect all marine life—plant and animal—and the habitats they live in

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Publications

Sea turtles and the Deepwater Horizon oil spill

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill’s impact on bottlenose dolphins

Skin lesions in fish: Was there a connection to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill?

Impacts From the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on Gulf of Mexico fisheries

Fisheries landings and disasters in the Gulf of Mexico

Responses of aquaticanimals in the Gulf of Mexico to oil and dispersants

Top 5 Frequently Asked Questions about the Deepwater Horizon oil spill

Navigating shifting sands: Oil on our beaches

Seminars and workshops

Sea turtles and oil spills
March 23, 2017 – Brownsville,TX

Chilling with your chums: How did the oil spill impact Gulf fisheries?
April 6, 2016 – Austin, TX

Five years later, what have we learned?
March 18, 2015 – Point Clear, AL

Exploring oil spill impacts in the deep Gulf of Mexico
Dec 8, 2015 – Corpus Christi, TX

Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill to Gulf wetlands
August 11, 2015 – Slidell, LA

Navigating shifting sands: Oil on our beaches
August 5, 2015 – Pensacola, FL

Oil spill science seminar: Impacts of oil on coastal habitats
July 22, 2015 – Temple Terrace, FL

Exploring the intersection between oil spill science and response  
February 6, 2017 – New Orleans, LA

Sharing Gulf science discoveries for management
June 14, 2016 – Baton Rouge, LA

Oil spill science: An overview
Oct 21, 2015 – Long Beach, MS

Bridging the gap between oil spill researchers and responders workshop 
April 14, 2015 – Port Aransas, TX

Natural resource management seminar & workshop
February 16 and 19, 2015 – Houston, TX

Texas master naturalist seminar
January 13, 2015

Header photo by Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant
Topic icon watercolors by Anna Hinkeldey
Publications photo by CONCORDE
Seminars and workshops photo by Dan DiNicola of RECOVER

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