Jean-Michel Cousteau presents The Great Ocean Adventure

August 19, 2013
The Institute of Marine & Environmental Technology (IMET) and the University System of Maryland present an evening with legendary ocean environmentalist Jean-Michel Cousteau on Wednesday, October 9, from 7-8:30 p.m.

Scientists discover key to easing aquaculture’s reliance on wild-caught fish

August 1, 2013
For the first time, scientists have been able to develop a completely vegetarian diet that works for marine fish raised in aquaculture, the key to making aquaculture a sustainable industry as the world’s need for protein increases.

NOAA funds study to explore impact of oil spills on blue crab development

November 30, 2012
A new study by scientists from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science will help determine the potential impact of an oil spill on the development of the blue crab.

New study finds that bacteria on marine sponges can develop capacity to move and inhibit biofilm formation

September 6, 2012
A new study shows that when enough bacteria get together in one place, they can make a collective decision to grow an appendage and swim away.