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From Road to Table: tire particle impacts on fish species

From Road to Table: tire particle impacts on fish species

Contamination from roadways and runoff have long been cause for concern, but a recently identified breakdown product of tires - called 6PPD-quinone - has been raising alarms ever since its toxicity to salmon fisheries in the Pacific Northwest was discovered early...
Friends of the ARK (FOTA) Donates $100,000

Friends of the ARK (FOTA) Donates $100,000

2021 cumulated with a big bang for the Amos Rehabilitation Keep (ARK). The non-profit Friends of the ARK (FOTA), raised $100,000 over the course of nine months and presented the check to the ARK just before the holidays. The funds will...
UT Leadership Comes to the Coast

UT Leadership Comes to the Coast

The University of Texas at Austin leadership, including President Jay Hartzell, Executive Vice President and Provost Sharon Wood, Vice President for Research Dan Jaffe, Dean of the School of Undergraduate Studies Brent Iverson and College of Natural Sciences Dean David Vanden...
Marine Science Literature for Desalinization & Channel Deepening Projects

Marine Science Literature for Desalinization & Channel Deepening 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...
Fun Facts You Never Knew About Coral Reefs

Fun Facts You Never Knew About Coral Reefs

We celebrate this Coral Week, November 28-December 4 with discoveries made about coral reefs and the fish that surround them by our Marine Science Institute researchers.     Similar to cryptocurrency, tiny fish called crypotbethics are fueling coral reefs Little known...