Study Points to Causes of Dolphin Deaths in Gulf of Mexico

Study Points to Causes of Dolphin Deaths in Gulf of Mexico

The largest oil spill on open water to date and other environmental factors led to the historically high number of dolphin deaths in the Gulf of Mexico, concludes a two-year scientific study released today. A team of biologists from several Gulf of Mexico institutions and the University of Central Florida in Orlando published their findings […]

  • UCF Scientist: Dolphins Impacted by BP Oil Spill

    The BP oil spill and the dispersants used to clean it up may be contributing to the unusually high number of dolphins dying in the Gulf of Mexico, according to a University of Central Florida scientist. Since BP’s Deepwater Horizon dumped about 5 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, larger-than-normal numbers of […]


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    A magician will amaze and awe a crowd at the University of Central Florida all for a four-legged cause. Comedic magician Jimmy Rook will headline a showcase of the UCF Police Department’s services at a fundraiser for the agency’s K-9 fund as it prepares to add a fourth police dog to the force. Displays, meet […]

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    As the Florida governor’s race heads into its final days, the candidates are turning up the heat with television ads blaming each other for the state’s economic woes or taking credit for gains made. But the governor, no matter who he or she is, can’t be held solely responsible for how the economy has done, […]

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    Melanie Fernandez flourished from an average UCF student simply trying to find her way, to a major force in the Central Florida business community and a huge part of UCF’s success. Her current consulting firm grew too, resulting from an opportunity to purchase the firm where she had been previously working as partner, a position […]

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