News - Resilient Communities and Economies

Getting the most out federally funded research

Non-science folks might not give a second thought to what happens to scientific data after a study has ended and the researchers move on their next project. But they should! Though they may not know it, data collected during federally funded...

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By: Missy Partyka / Published: Feb 01, 2019

Gulf of Mexico Alliance to hold All-Hands meeting at The Lodge

Every year GOMA (the Gulf of Mexico Alliance) meets in a different Gulf state to address its six priority issues (coastal resiliency, data and monitoring, education and engagement, habitat resources, water resources and wildlife and fisheries) and...

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By: Phillip Hinesley / Published: Jan 25, 2019

Project offers technical assistance for resilience efforts

The 2018 Bays and Bayous Symposium takes place this week, and many researchers and practitioners will be presenting their work in Mississippi and Alabama. One project that will be discussed is the EPA-Funded “Connecting the Dots to Resilience”...

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By: Jody Thompson / Published: Nov 27, 2018

Understanding the food truck phenomenon

As many Americans prepare to chomp down on turkey and buy that can of cranberry sauce, it seems an appropriate time to discuss the planning and policies surrounding local food.

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By: Stephen Deal / Published: Nov 21, 2018