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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  • Speed Limits Lowered in Parts of Main Campus

    Starting this week, speed limits in campus areas that were previously 35 mph have been lowered to 30 mph. This initiative will increase safety as UCF takes steps to allow faculty and staff members who utilize golf carts additional access to campus roads. Roadways impacted include Gemini Blvd. near Greek Park and the CFE Arena […]

  • Bright Holiday Season Just the Start for Florida's Recovering Economy

    A healthy holiday season is just the beginning of a great year for Florida, according to a University of Central Florida’s latest state economic forecast released today. “Kris Kringle has nothing on the Sunshine State,” said Sean Snaith, a UCF economist and director of the UCF Center for Economic Competitiveness. “The 34th Street Miracle pales […]

  • SDES’ Inclusive New Office

    Social Justice and Advocacy, the newest department within Student Development and Enrollment Services, is responsible for providing oversight to the Multicultural Student Center and LGBTQ+ Services. SJA will facilitate intentional programming aimed at addressing the following goals: Advocate for access and equity throughout the UCF campus community. Promote civil conversations on issues impacting campus climate. […]

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