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Seminar Recording: ATSEA-2 Causes, Fates and Impacts of Marine Oil Spills

February, 2022 By: Norman Ramos, Shahreena Shahnavas and Yow Lih Hern

Seminar Recording: ATSEA-2 Causes, Fates and Impacts of Marine Oil Spills

ATSEA-2 Regional Project Management Unit (RPMU) and OSRL collaborated this year to deliver quarterly technical webinars. This is the first of the four technical webinars titled "Causes, Fates and Impacts of Marine Oil Spills".

Seminar Recording: TPR Wheel Series Introduction

February, 2022 By: Andy Nicoll

Seminar Recording: TPR Wheel Series Introduction

Tiered Preparedness and Response is an internationally recognised planning approach that enables integration of local, regional and global capabilities into oil spill response planning. 

In this introductory session of a 16 part series, Andy Nicoll, Principal Preparedness and Response Authority, will provide an overview of the 15 capabilities that represent the scope of Tiered Preparedness and Response. 

Boosting Confidence Through Crisis Management Training & Exercises

January, 2022 By: Shahreena Shahnavas

Boosting Confidence Through Crisis Management Training & Exercises

Our Senior Consultant, Shahreena explores the building of Crisis Management capability during the pandemic.

Seminar Recording: The Preparedness Cycle for Wildlife Emergency Response

December, 2021 By: Paul Kelway

Seminar Recording: The Preparedness Cycle for Wildlife Emergency Response

Please note: This seminar is available for Members only. To access this seminar recording, contact myosrl@oilspillresponse.com and request the password.

This seminar provides an overview of the preparedness recommendations from the Cyprus workshop and an introduction to the preparedness wheel concept then use real-world case studies to demonstrate how this process has been used and applied in a variety of country and regional contexts.

Seminar Recording: Extreme Hot Weather Response

November, 2021 By: Mohamed Darwish Moustafa, Senior Response Specialist

Seminar Recording: Extreme Hot Weather Response

This seminar, delivered in Arabic, looks to explain the basic information about response in extreme hot weather environments. The presentation will cover how to evaluate the heat risk, tools used for evaluation and the control measures that OSRL is taking to reduce the effect of heat on responders during oil spill incidents.

 

Interview with JD Bergeron from International Bird Rescue

By: Paul kelway

Interview with JD Bergeron from International Bird Rescue

In the third episode of this wildlife series, Paul Kelway OSRL’s Wildlife Preparedness and Response Manager is joined by JD Bergeron, CEO of International Bird Rescue. With 20 years of non-profit leadership under his belt and being the co-founder of a bicycle fundraiser in Zambia to raise money for girls in empowerment and HIV AIDS, you can’t miss the passion JD has for making a difference to the world.

Seminar Recording: Introduction to OSRL SWIS Water Column Monitoring Equipment, Personnel and Services

September, 2021 By: Mario Fazio

Seminar Recording: Introduction to OSRL SWIS Water Column Monitoring Equipment, Personnel and Services

Dr Jodi Harney, Senior Scientist from CSA Ocean Sciences Inc. will join Mario Fazio, OSRL SWIS APAC Manager to talk about the Water Column Monitoring equipment, personnel and services available to OSRL SWIS Capping Subscribers. Jodi will run through the equipment background and use for Operational and Scientific Monitoring applications together with services that are available through the OSRL Global Subsea Response Network.

Global Oiled Wildlife Response Service

August, 2021 By: Paul Kelway

The Global Oiled Wildlife Response (GOWRS)

Wildlife Emergency Preparedness and Response is an integral component of oil spill preparedness and response good practice. A group of leading wildlife response organisations has been working to develop a framework for Tier 3 (international) wildlife response that can meet the needs of the wildlife response community, the oil industry and other stakeholders. The GOWRS project has now culminated in a proposal for a future Tier 3 Global Oiled Wildlife Response Service.

Learn more in this video.

Recorded Interview with Chris Battaglia from Focus Wildlife

July, 2021

Interview with Chris Battaglia from Focus Wildlife

In this interview, Chris talks about the risk of a lack of oiled wildlife responders in the next generation and how the GOWRS service is helping address this by bringing more sustainability and resilience to the wildlife response community.