Narrated by Matt Damon, “Dispatches from the Gulf 2” is a one-hour documentary that shares remarkable stories from the unprecedented scientific mission to comprehensively study the environmental impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and find new ways to ease the devastation.
Includes the never-before-documented drama of bottlenose dolphins struggling to survive, and the capture of one of the world’s largest predatory sharks.
Some of the questions answered in the film include:
• Why are so many pregnant dolphins losing their young?
• Why did much of the oyster population in Louisiana disappear?
• Did Deepwater Horizon oil affect the health of sharks?
• Did the use of dispersants help mitigate the impact of the oil spill?
• Will we now be able to predict where ocean currents will carry the oil that results from future spills?
The follow-up to the Emmy Award-winning film, "Dispatches from the Gulf."
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"Dispatches from the Gulf" is a multimedia initiative featuring documentaries, short videos, and podcasts that examine science, innovation, community, and recovery in the Gulf of Mexico in the years after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.
Part of the award-winning Journey to Planet Earth documentary series that is designed to help viewers understand and cope with the most important environmental issues of the 21st century.
Through an interdisciplinary approach, these programs reach beyond the physical sciences and draw connections to politics, economics, sociology, and history. A common thread runs throughout — the necessity to achieve a balance between the needs of people and the needs of the environment. It provides a powerful mosaic of how the Earth works as an interrelated system.