Our Views: Rabalais gets genius grant

Our Views: Rabalais gets genius grant By Opinion, The Advocate, Baton Rouge3 October 2012We congratulate marine ecologist Nancy Rabalais for receiving a MacArthur Foundation “genius grant” in recognition of her important work advancing the preservation of Louisiana’s coastal environment.   The nonprofit MacArthur Foundation awards grants to a select group of artists, scientists and other [...]

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Q and A: Tracking a Worrisome Dead Zone

Q and A: Tracking a Worrisome Dead Zone By RACHEL NUWER, Green Blog, NY Times15 October 20012 John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur FoundationNancy Rabalais, a marine ecologist who has studied the dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico and fostered public awareness of the problem and its causes, in Cocodrie, La. For over a [...]

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Louisiana “dead zone” scientist wins 00,000 MacArthur “Genius Grant”

Louisiana "dead zone" scientist wins $500,000 MacArthur "Genius Grant" By Mark Schleifstein, The Times-Picayune 5 October 2012Each fall, marine ecologist Nancy Rabalais pours a bottle of oxygen-starved water from the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico into an urn at the Unitarian Church of Baton Rouge. It’s part of an annual water rite at the church. Most [...]

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Scientist honored for work off coast

Scientist honored for work off coast By AMY WOLD, The Advocate3 October 2012 While attending an oceanography conference in Mexico several weeks ago, Nancy Rabalais got a call from a phone number she didn’t recognize. “Do you know what the MacArthur Foundation is?” a voice on the phone asked. Rabalais, a research scientist and the executive [...]

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LUMCON director wins Genius Grant’

LUMCON director wins Genius Grant' By Nikki Buskey, The Courier2 October 2012  Nancy Rabalais, director of LUMCON.   A local scientist has been awarded the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship, also known as the “Genius Grant.” Nancy Rabalais, director of the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium in Cocodrie, or LUMCON, is a marine ecologist best known for her [...]

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