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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  • Plant Trees, Tend to Community Garden Friday, April 18

    The University of Central Florida will go “green” this Friday as part of an early observance of National Arbor Day, which is Friday, April 25. Volunteer opportunities will be available at the Arboretum from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 18. Activities will include tree planting, tending to UCF’s organic community garden and beautifying the […]

  • Employers Need to do More to Help Maintain Careers of Employees With Babies

    It’s amazing how quickly humans adapt to changing circumstances. A few months ago I wrote about how incredibly challenging my first month of life was with a newborn—what many refer to as “baby boot camp,” a perfect term since that’s exactly what it was like thrust into a completely new state of being where life […]

  • Writes of Spring Puts Young Students' Words Into Play

    The 2014 Writes of Spring, a collaborative writing and theatrical production involving the UCF Theatre for Young Audiences, will be presented April 22-23 at the Orlando Repertory Theatre (REP). The 11th annual event is a writing contest designed to support literacy and promote creative expression. Each year The REP accepts writing submissions from kindergarten through 12th […]

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Two members of the UCF Equestrian Club talk about their experience jumping with horses.