Our path
to the future


Featured Research Projects

January 11, 2017

Avian Influenza in Gulls

October 20, 2016

PROGRAM: Hatchery-Wild Salmon Interactions

Recent News

March 22, 2017

Tsunami Times

By Stefanie Tschappat A Tsunami is defined as, “an arrival or occurrence of something in overwhelming quantities or amounts.” At this year’s, National Ocean Sciences Bowl, regionally […]
March 10, 2017

Seeking adventurous youth for the 2017 Copper River Stewardship Program

By Lauren Bien, for The Cordova Times The Copper River Watershed: one of the last remaining intact watersheds in North America, 26,500 square miles of diverse […]
February 6, 2017

The Next Generation, A Changing World

We’re grateful. In these uncertain times, so many of you have showed up recently to support our work in the world’s richest waters. Thank you. Generating […]

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We approach our research in ways that lead to positive impacts, sustainable use of resources and resilience — here and everywhere.

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For over 27 years, our educators have developed theme-based education programs for all sectors of society, from K-grey.

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A cleaner
& safer future

The Oil Spill Recovery Institute (OSRI) was established by Congress in response to the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill. OSRI was created to identify and develop the best available techniques, equipment and materials for dealing with oil spills in the Arctic and sub-Arctic marine environment; and, to complement federal and state damage assessment efforts and determine, document, assess and understand the long-range effects of Arctic and sub-Arctic oil spills on the natural resources of Prince William Sound, and the environment, the economy and the lifestyle and well-being of the people who are dependent on those resources.

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