Videos & Media

Video & Media

Photo: SC&E Building, RotundaCC&E Seminar Series

The CC&E Seminar Series is a high quality, diverse seminar series that serves to scientifically educate the CC&E community through inviting speakers from a variety of disciplines and career levels. The second goal of the CC&E Seminar Series is to promote interactions and collaborations between members of CC&E and between CC&E members and scientists from other institutions.

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Climate Change, Community Resilience, and Restoration in the Gulf of Mexico

The webinar brought together a panel of experts to discuss the complex intersection of climate change, community resilience and Gulf of Mexico restoration, focusing on the challenges of and opportunities for creating restoration projects that both incorporate climate change considerations and are responsive to the needs of coastal communities. (webcast on April 10, 2015)

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Podcasts

Topical podcasts featured here are excerpts from oral histories collected by Louisiana Sea Grant. The full interviews – audio recordings as well as transcripts – can be found here.

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Edens-on-the-Edge-coverEdens on the Edge

The documentary, Edens on the Edge, is Louisiana Sea Grant’s portrayal of the sheer phenomenal beauty of the state’s coastal refuges, wildlife and landscape, while serving as a reminder that many of these habitats are threatened due to forces such as coastal erosion, land subsidence and sea level rise. As such, this documentary is intended to serve as an educational tool for the general public while also serving as a valuable historical resource for future generations.

Dr. Earl Robicheaux, project supervisor
Bennet Rhodes, videographer/editor

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Photo: Timmy Vincent, caretaker of the Rainey sanctuary and South Louisiana native.Coastal Change Oral History Project: Timmy Vincent Interview

In this video, Louisiana Sea Grant research associate Darcy Wilkins travels to the Rainey Wildlife Sanctuary in Vermillion Bay to discuss coastal and cultural change, as experienced by Timmy Vincent, the caretaker of the Rainey sanctuary and a South Louisiana native. Louisiana’s coast is washing away, and as the land goes, so must the people. Coastal Louisiana has always been a unique conglomeration of peoples characterized by their resourcefulness, ingenuity, and the fundamental role in their everyday lives of the land beneath their feet and the water lapping against their hulls. But these waters are hungry, and as people retreat from unremitting voracity, incomparable cultures are being swallowed up with the land.

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Photo: Caitlin Reilly talks with a group of Sea Grant Communicators at City Park in New Orleans.National Sea Grant Communications Network fieldtrip/service project to New Orleans City Park

LSG AgCenter Extension Associate Caitlin Reilly (right) explains Louisiana’s subsidence issues as well as reasons for the flooding New Orleans experienced during Hurricane Katrina in 2005. The recording was made Oct. 17, 2010, during a National Sea Grant Communications Network fieldtrip/service project to New Orleans City Park.

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Photo: Louisiana ShrimpOil Contamination & Seafood Safety

In response to consumer concerns about oil contaminated seafood from the Gulf of Mexico reaching the marketplace, Louisiana Sea Grant has produced a short video outlining the precautions taken to ensure tainted shell and finfish don’t end up on the table.

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“I Am Louisiana Sea Grant”

Sea Gant employs the talents of a diverse number of people to support its mission of outreach, education and research. In the following video and audio interviews, Louisiana Sea Grant personnel and researchers discuss their backgrounds and how they help make a difference.

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Image: GoFish: Bycatch Reduction Devices (BRDs)GoFish: Bycatch Reduction Devices (BRDs)

Louisiana Fisher Ray Brandhurst and Sea Grant Fisheries Agent Rusty Gaudé explain Bycatch Reduction Devices (BRDs).

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Image: GoFish: Deck Freezer SystemGoFish: Deck Freezer System

Louisiana Fisher Lance Nacio, owner of Anna Marie Seafood shows his innovative flash freezer system that allows him to immediately freeze (and without chemicals) the wild-caught shrimp he sells to consumers, stores and restaurants.

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Image: GoFish: Wild Caught ShrimpGoFish: Wild-Caught Shrimp 

Louisiana Fisher Lance Nacio talks about the importance of buying wild caught, local shrimp. He also discusses the technology used to reduce by-catch.

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Image: Geographic Impact of HurricanesGeographic Impact of Hurricanes 

The following video presents a hurricane mapping activity designed to show the geographic reach of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. The three and a half minute video shows how the relative area affected by the two hurricanes could impact other parts of the country if they were struck by a similar natural disaster.

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Accelerated-Recovery-Post-Disaster-coverAccelerated Recovery in a Post-Disaster Environment

From the moment Hurricanes Katrina and Rita cleared, Louisiana Sea Grant personnel have been involved in recovery efforts that will continue for many more years. In those early days following the storms, Sea Grant had to redefine its role in a significantly altered coastal zone landscape. This 17-minute film examines Louisiana Sea Grant’s large- and small-scale recovery efforts.

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Louisiana Sea Grant’s Rapid Response:
Accelerated Recovery in a Post-Disaster Environment
By Rod E. Emmer, Ph.D., Michael Liffmann and Lisa C. Schiavinato, J.D.

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Image: Sister Storms video cover.Sister Storms: A Louisiana Sea Grant Response

On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina devastated southeast Louisiana. Only a few weeks later on September 24, 2005, Hurricane Rita caused similar destruction on the state’s southwest coast.

Nine months following the storms, south Louisiana still struggles with recovery.

This video chronicles the professional response and personal stories of three Marine Extension agents living and working in the areas affected by the storms.

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An Oral History of Louisiana Sea Grant

Established in 1968, Louisiana Sea Grant has played a significant role in coastal stewardship in the state. Two men who guided Louisiana Sea Grant for nearly 40 years are Dr. Jack Van Lopik, LSG’s first executive director who retired in 2005, and Ron Becker, associate executive director who has been with the program since 1970. In the accompanying audio files, they recall the founding of the program and its early years.