Alexa Davies

Alexa Davies is a senior at the University of Florida pursuing International Studies and Broadcast News degrees. She is from Mount Dora, Fl. Alexa has had experience reporting and hosting Morning Edition for WUFT in Gainesville and hopes to become an international correspondent for a radio news agency.

Five years after the BP oil spill, the environmental impacts are still being felt.

According to a report released Monday by the National Wildlife Federation, animals such as dolphins were found dead at four times the historic rates in 2014. The group believes the oil spill may be to blame.

"Bottle-nosed dolphins in the places most-affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill are very sick, their pregnancies are failing, and they're dying in large numbers," said Ryan Fikes, a restoration scientist with the National Wildlife Federation.