CC&E in the Media


"Area of Global Dead Zones Doubling Every 10 Years" June 25, 2018 

  • Featured: Nancy Rabalais
  • Truthout

"Researcher: Culture affects flood resiliency"  June 21, 2018

  • Featured: Brandon Champagne, CC&E undergraduate student
  • Houma Today

"Charah IPO a good growth opportunity for Bernhard Capital" June 15, 2018

  • Featured: David Dismukes
  • Baton Rouge Business Report

"Can New Jersey Marshes just “Fuhgettabout” Superstorm Sandy?" June 15, 2018

  • Featured: Alina Spera, DOCS graduate student
  • Envirobrites

"As Bud Ushers in Hurricane Season, Here's Five Things You Need to Know About the Tropical Storms" June 12, 2018

  • Featured: Nina Lam
  • Newsweek

"Gulf of Mexico ‘Dead Zone’ Forecasted to Exceed the Size of Connecticut" June 7, 2018

  • Featured: Eugene Turner and Nancy Rabalais
  • LSU Media Center

"Rising oil prices spark hope in Louisiana's oil patch, but is it enough to bring the industry back to where it was?" June 2, 2018

  • Featured: David Dismukes
  • The Advocate 

"Louisiana: The State We’re In" June 1, 2018

  • Featured: Linda Hooper-Bui and Kendall Valentine, ENVS graduate student
  • Louisiana Public Broadcast

"Wetland plague may be getting help from high water levels, researcher says" May 31, 2018 

  • Featured: Linda Hooper-Bui
  • The Times Picayune

"New research shows bugs not culprit in killing off Louisiana coastline" May 30, 2018

  • Featured: Linda Hooper-Bui
  • Fox 8

"Florida brewery unveils six-pack rings that spare sea turtles, not snare them" May 24, 2018

"Florida brewery unveils six-pack rings that feed sea turtles rather than kill them" May 23, 2018

  • Featured: Mark Benfield
  • The Times Picayune/CBS News

"Eyes in the sea: Unlocking the mysteries of the ocean using industrial, remotely operated vehicles (ROVs)"

  • Featured: Mark Benfield
  • Published in Science of the Total Environment

"Chalmette High students sow seeds of hope along battered St. Bernard Parish coastline" May 14, 2018

  • Featured: Louisiana Sea Grant
  • Fox 8

"LSU Ogden Honors College graduates 117 Students" May 14, 2018

  • Featured: Brandon Champagne, Rachel Croy, Amanda Fontenot, and Madeline LeBlanc, CCE undergraduate students
  • KATC

"New UL-Lafayette initiative to help with regional flood control efforts in Acadiana" May 12, 2018

  • Featured: Louisiana Sea Grant
  • The Advocate

"World's largest 'dead zone' discovered, and it's not in the Gulf of Mexico"

  • Featured: Nancy Rabalais
  • The Times Picayune

"Tiger Twelve Class of 2018 announced by LSU" 

  • Featured: Brandon Champagne, CCE undegraduate student
  • BR Proud

"How Oil Industry Robots Can Help Scientists Explore the Deep Sea" May 3, 2018

  • Featured: SERPENT
  • News Deeply

"What do high oil prices mean for Louisiana?" May 1, 2018

  • Featured: David Dismukes
  • Baton Rouge Business Report

"The Seasonal Diet of Harbor and Gray Seals in Southeastern Mass." April 26, 2018

  • Featured: Keith M. Hernandez, CC&E graduate student
  • Cape Cod Today

 "Six from LSU Awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships" April 25, 2018

  • Featured: David Fertitta, recent CC&E graduate
  • The Advocate and Beauregard Daily News

"Studying the Deepwater Horizon Oil Disaster" April 23, 2018

  • Featured: Mark Benfield
  • Ocean Conservancy

"Pam's Party Line: Celebrating local achievements" April 10, 2018

  • Featured: Z. Goerge Xue
  • The Advocate

"La colaboración científica para un Golfo de México sano y productivo" (Scientific collaboration for a healthy and productive Gulf of Mexico) April 6, 2018

  • Featured: Chris D'Elia
  • La Jornada Ecologica

"Is It Safe To Eat Fish From The Mississippi River?" April 5, 2018

  • Featured: Kevin Armbrust
  • New Orleans Public Radio

"Like the Louisiana coast, the Gulf seafloor is rapidly eroding, research finds" April 5, 2018

"New study shows seafloor erosion now occurring like coastal land loss" April 4, 2018

"Reversal of fortunes: A new study shows seafloor erosion now occurring like coastal land loss" April 3, 2018

"Seafloor erosion now occurring like coastal land loss" April 3, 2018

  • Featured: Sam Bentley 
  • Science Daily

"Study: Flood control engineering on the Mississippi likely has worsened floods" April 4, 2018

"Study: Mississippi River flood control work likely worsening Louisiana floods; some unconvinced" April 4, 2018

  • Featured:  Yi-Jun Xu
  • The Advocate

"Mississippi River flooding worse now than any time in past 500 years" April 4, 2018

  • Featured: Robert Twilley
  • Nature 

"Channel‐Island Connectivity Affects Water Exposure Time Distributions in a Coastal River Delta" March 25, 2018

  • Featured: Matt Hiatt
  • Publish in Water Resources Research: An AGU Journal

"Quiet White House Science Office Stirs Fears but Also Raises Some Hopes" March 12, 2018

  • Featured: Chris D'Elia
  • The Chronicle of Higher Education

 "Sediment Plume off the Louisiana Coast" March 10, 2018

  • Featured: Nan Walker
  • NASA, Earth Observatory

"The Energy Pillars of Society: Perverse Interactions of Human Resource Use, the Economy, and Environmental Degradation" March 2018

  • Co-Authors: John Day and Chris D'Elia
  • Published in BioPhysical Economics and Resource 

"Bonnet Carre Spillway opens this morning; what to look for, expect" March 8, 2018

  • Featured: John White
  • The Advocate

"Deep sea coral thrived during periods of sea level rise, study finds" March 7, 2018

  • Featured: Harry Roberts
  • The Times Picayune

"Cool satellite image shows rising Mississippi River pouring sediment into the Gulf of Mexico" March 6, 2018

  • Expert: Nan Walker
  • The Times Picayune 

"Louisiana coral reef feeling the heat as warmer water permeates the Gulf" March 2018

  • Featured: Paul Sammarco, Kristine DeLong
  • The Advocate

"Multi-modal survey of Adélie penguin mega-colonies reveals the Danger Islands as a seabird hotspot" March 2, 2018

"Scientists Discover Hidden Supercolony of 1.5 Million Penguins" March 2, 2018

  • Michael Polito
  • Published in Scientific Reports
  • Newsweek

 "Declining  oxygen in the global ocean and coastal waters" January 5, 2018

  • Co-author: Nancy Rabalais
  • Published in Science 

"Large Infrequently Operated River Diversions for Mississippi Delta Restoration" November 25, 2017

  • Co-Authors: John W. Day, and Christopher D’Elia
    Published in eBook available by SpringLink

"Response, Recover, and Resilience to Oil Spills and Environmental Disasters: Exploration and Use of Novel Approaches to Enhance Community Resilience September 2017

  • Authors: Margaret Reams, Nina Lam
  • Published in  Journal of Environmental Health, 

Moving away from the coasts doesn’t mean you’re safe from flooding August 29, 2017

  • Author: Nina Lam
  • Washington Post opinion article

 Gulf of Mexico dead zone is "largest" ever recorded in U.S. August 16, 2017

  • Featured: Nancy Rabalais
  • CBS News

LSU scientists look for shreds of tiny plastic in Mississippi River that could have big impact on food chain July 23, 2017

Gulf of Mexico loaded with one of world's highest concentrations of plastic; here's why August 16, 2017

  • Featured: Mark Benfield
  • The Advocate

Ensemble modeling informs hypoxia management in the northern Gulf of Mexico July 7, 2017

  • Author: Eugene Turner
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)