Several UL Lafayette faculty members are helping media explain the impact of the ongoing oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico.

Gulf of Mexico Oil SpillJust how much oil is being leaked into the Gulf of Mexico and how important is it for officials to report correct figures? How will the oil effect birds – including the brown pelican – that use Louisiana's coastline as a breeding ground?

Biology faculty members Drs. Paul Klerks, Paul LeBerg and Darryl Felder are a sampling of professors and researchers from UL Lafayette offering some insight.

Environmental Effects of Oil Spill -- KLFY TV 10

Key spill size issue: How much and does it matter? -- Fox Orlando

Louisiana's brown pelican imperiled by oil spill -- Bloomberg Businessweek








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