News - Healthy Coastal Ecosystems

Sharing oil-spill science with our coastal audiences

I’ve been with Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant for almost three months now — wow, how time flies! In my new position, I am one of four Oil Spill Science Research Specialists that are positioned around the Gulf of Mexico to share oil spill science with...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Oct 17, 2014

Secrets of the Stomach

DNA analysis to reveal what lionfish eat 

Invasive lionfish in the Gulf of Mexico grow quickly and have voracious appetites. A research team out of Dauphin Island Sea Lab is using Sea Grant funding to determine exactly what they are eating on...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Sep 16, 2014

We have marine mammal apps

You can now report dead, injured or entangled marine mammals in the Southeast using the Dolphin & Whale 911 on your smartphone. When you use the app, which is available through Google Play for Android and iTunes for iPhone, to report stranded marine...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Aug 26, 2014

Graham to share oil spill research

Larissa Graham has joined the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium and Auburn University’s Marine Extension and Research Center as a Gulf of Mexico oil spill extension specialist.

Each Gulf of Mexico Sea Grant program has hired an oil spill...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Aug 06, 2014