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A Wild Wish is Granted

A Wild Wish is Granted

Several children were able to fulfill a life-long wish today when the released a sea turtle into the ocean. Reannah Hollaway from Woodlands, Texas and Lauren Scott from Spring, Texas visited the Amos Rehabilitation Keep (ARK) at The University of Texas...
Marine Science Literature for Desalinization Projects

Marine Science Literature for Desalinization Projects

In July of 2018, the Port of Corpus Christi announced they were seeking a permit for a desalinization plant proposed for construction on Harbor Island in Port Aransas, Texas that would allow an average daily output flow of up to 95,600,000...
Oil Plus Dispersants May Lead to More Red Tide Events

Oil Plus Dispersants May Lead to More Red Tide Events

Harmful algal blooms, or red tides, can occur naturally, but new research indicates that after an oil spill, the application of dispersant may increase the chance of red tides. A new paper recently released in Environmental Science and Technology provides experimental...
Teachers on the Estuary

Teachers on the Estuary

This week, 15 science and math teachers from elementary, middle and high schools throughout Texas immersed themselves in an intensive training course in estuary ecology and Hurricane Harvey impacts to the environment. The three-day experience brought them face to face with...
New Faculty Positions Available

New Faculty Positions Available

  "DISCOVERY STARTS HERE" The University of Texas at Austin Marine Science Institute is experiencing exciting growth in its nationally and internationally recognized research programs and invites applications for two faculty positions in the Department of Marine Science.  We seek leading...