News Release: Gulf Alliance Releases Florida Homeowner’s Handbook to Prepare for Natural Hazards

With Hurricane season upon us, now is the time for homeowners to start making necessary preparations to protect their homes and loved ones by taking action and implementing steps that could significantly lower their vulnerability. When it comes to natural disasters, Florida — with hurricanes, tropical storms, tornadoes, wildfires and flooding — certainly has more than its share. That’s good reason for Floridians to spend a bit of time planning for such emergencies.

News Release: Gulf of Mexico Alliance and Universities Work Together to Improve Health of the Gulf

Storms, hazardous spills, climate changes, algal blooms, industrial development and coastal population growth threaten the sustained health of Gulf ecosystems. In answer to these widely recognized risks, the Gulf of Mexico Alliance and the Gulf of Mexico University Research Collaborative have signed an agreement to work together to support science, management and education activities in the Gulf region.

GoMRI Awards New Grants

The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) announced that it has approved funding for 19 new grants that will support studies of the effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on the Gulf of Mexico.