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CRGC Releases New Database of Potential Sources on Fisheries, Tourism, and Oil Spill Claims

CRGC researchers working on assessing and addressing the economic impacts of the oil spill developed a new resource to assist business owners and employers, researchers, community members, and other stakeholders in locating information on the fisheries and tourism sectors, and on oil spill claims, from a wide variety of potential sources. Check out the Database and User Guide on CRGC’s new Resources page!

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CRGC Student Spotlight: Betsy Lopez

Betsy Lopez is a Master of Science candidate in the Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy at Tulane University. Betsy also works as the program coordinator of Internships and Experiential Learning at the Newcomb College Institute, where she oversees and develops experiential learning opportunities for students, manages grants and endowments, developed and oversees the alumnae-mentoring program, and coordinates the Kenya summer abroad program.

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The Gulf of Mexico Alliance in collaboration with the @Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant are seeking proposals from coastal Alabama communities who wish to proactively address their vulnerabilities to coastal hazards. The deadline to apply is June 21st. www.gulfofmexicoalliance.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Alabama-RFP-Only_FINAL.pdf

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Our team had such an amazing time yesterday visiting Galliano and neighboring communities up and down the Bayou in Lafourche Parish! We are so appreciative of our amazing community partners at Teche Action Clinic and Bayou Interfaith Shared Community Organizing (BISCO), who hosted us. These organizations and their Community Health Workers continue to inspire us by the impactful work they're doing to build community resilience. Thank you for your hospitality, Bayou Lafourche (and for the very cool site visit, Bristow Heliport, and for the delicious lunch, Cher-Amie's Seafood)!!! ... See MoreSee Less

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