Exxon Valdez Oil Spill: Persistent Impacts

Video provided by the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council

On March 24th, 1989, the oil tanker Exxon Valdez ran aground in the Prince William Sound of Alaska. Roughly 11 million gallons of crude oil forever changed the pristine habitat of the sound. Immediate effects included mass mortalities of marine mammals and birds, crashed fisheries, and hundreds of workers out of jobs. 30 years later, impacts persist in the form of insidious lingering oil and fisheries which have yet to recover.

Do we open the door to invaders?

A TED-style talk presented at TEDdy Talks (Spring 2016).

“Biodiversity in decline: How human behavior promotes invasive species”

Slides available here

What does your dinner have to do with climate change?

Oral Presentations, Outreach

We all know that driving cars and keeping the lights on impacts our carbon footprint… but could our diet make even more of an impact?

Do we open the door for invaders?

Oral Presentations, Outreach, Research Blogs

Presentation given at TEDdy Talks hosted by CSU Monterey Bay (May 2016)

Biodiversity in decline: how human behavior promotes invasive species