Entries by david.shiffman

Seismic airguns: A threat to our oceans

by Zackery Good, RJD Intern As the third anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill approaches on April 20th it is important to look at the lessons learned as well as the current state of offshore drilling.  The Deepwater Horizon spill released over four million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico before finally […]

Cruise Ship Pollution

by Dani Escontrela, RJD Intern On a regular basis I am at Port Everglades which is one of the biggest cruise ships ports in the world and on any given day can house six or seven cruise ships, if not more. Every Saturday and Sunday the Oasis of the Seas and the Allure of the […]

Shark Tagging with Rho Rho Rho

by Nick Perni, RJD Intern Saturday, April 20th, 2013 Saturday’s trip out of Islamorada was one to remember. Our guests were members of UM’s Marine science honor society Rho Rho Rho. Since their last trip yielded no sharks, the pressure was on to give our fellow classmates an up close encounter to the oceans top […]