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[28 March 2017]
BOEM's Science Note highlights the BOEM-Smithsonian partnership's advances in taxonomy, conservation, and ecological insight

[7 March 2017]
Regulator Hands Over Deep Sea Creatures to Smithsonian


[22 July 2014]
IZ Acquires New BOEM Voucher Specimens from the Gulf of Mexico

[17 June 2014]
Dr. Bob Carney (Louisiana State University) donates BOEM ESP collected invertebrates to the Smithsonian Institution: video, photos.


[30 September 2013]
The 40th Anniversary of the Environmental Studies Program, included a program of guest speakers who discussed the important role that the BOEM-ESP continues to play in US coastal and offshore scientific research.


[December 13, 2011]
NMNH-IZ staff participated in the BOEM Science Day held at the Consortium of Ocean Leadership National Oceanographic Partnership Program office: Ocean Leadership Release, DOI Newsletter (page 7, 10).


[August 15, 2010]
National Public Radio (NPR) report on the Smithsonian Catalogs Life Before the Gulf Spill.

[August 6, 2010]
BBC story on Jars of dead sea creatures hold key to Gulf's future, and BBC reports on Flesh-eating 'aliens' from the deep and Sea creatures helping to assess oil impact.

[July 21, 2010]
Associated Press (AP) story on Smithsonian's vast invertebrate collection could help determine full impact of Gulf oil spill.

NBC Washington story on Smithsonian May Help Scientists Understand Life in the Gulf.

[July 20, 2010]
CBS WUSA9 story on Smithsonian to Help with Oil Spill Recovery.

[June 20, 2010]
CNN report on the Gulf spill and its long term effects - National Museum of Natural History.

[June 15, 2010]
The House Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Insular Affairs, Oceans and Wildlife. Oversight Hearing on "Ocean Science and Data Limits in a Time of Crisis: Do NOAA and the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) have the Resources to Respond?"

[May 4, 2010]
Invertebrate Zoology collections database highlights: Gulf of Mexico specimen images from the CGPS, CHEMO, DGoMB, MAPTEM, NGOMCS and SOFLA MMS programs, and Gulf of Mexico ocean bottom images from the MAPTEM BOEM program.

[April, 20, 2010]
Deepwater Horizon Incident and the official site of the Deepwater Horizon Unified Command.


[October 7, 2009]
Thirty Years of Archiving BOEM Marine Invertebrates at the Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology. NMNH-IZ and BOEM collaborative presentations.

[September, 21, 2009]
As part of the collaborative BOEM and NOAA study Sperm Whale Acoustic Prey Study (SWAPS), a Giant Squid (Architeuthis dux) was collected in the Gulf of Mexico. The specimen is archived in Invertebrate Zoology.

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