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Gulf of Maine, Explained: Ecosystem Modeling
Jul 31, 2018
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We all feel the changes technology has made in our daily lives. As interoffice memos have become emails, calls have become texts, and...
Teacher Tales: How Ms. Flick Extends LabVenture in the Classroom
Jul 25, 2018
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For over a decade, 5th and 6th graders from all corners of Maine have come to the Gulf of Maine Research Institute for our LabVenture...
Gulf of Maine, Explained: Fisheries Acoustics
May 30, 2018
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In the vast depths of the Gulf of Maine, concentrated patches of organisms punctuate long empty stretches. This can create some challenges...
Calling All Anglers: Another Year of Striper Science
May 17, 2018
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It’s the middle of May in Maine, which means local anglers are eagerly awaiting the arrival of striped bass in our coastal waters. Stripers...
5 Reasons to Eat Gulf of Maine Seafood
Apr 20, 2018
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The clean waters of the Gulf of Maine produce an assortment of delicious, fresh seafood options. Seafood from our region is known around...
Gulf of Maine, Explained: Sea Level Rise
Mar 20, 2018
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The Gulf of Maine occupies only a small corner of the global ocean, but it is a microcosm for changes, challenges, and opportunities...
Gulf of Maine, Explained: The Warming Gulf of Maine
Feb 14, 2018
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What was once a startling observation among our team of ecosystem modelers is now common knowledge: over the course of a decade, the Gulf...
Gulf of Maine, Explained: Otoliths
Sep 28, 2017
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As you scroll through your social media feeds, you’ll see all kinds of information — often too much — about your friends. Imagine if the...
Gulf of Maine, Explained: Eating Sustainably
Aug 21, 2017
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Eating sustainably can feel difficult — especially when it comes to seafood. Every day, consumers face tough choices in the grocery store...
Gulf of Maine, Explained: Anadromous Fish
Jul 31, 2017
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The alewife run is one of the Gulf of Maine’s most awe-inspiring seasonal events. Every year, our rivers pulse and shimmer from bank to...
Gulf of Maine, Explained: Electronic Monitoring
Jun 30, 2017
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It’s easy to imagine fishing as a Wild West landscape, with fishermen heading out to sea, catching as many fish as they can, and selling...
2017 McCarthy Award Winner Announced
Jun 22, 2017
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Earlier this month, our education team honored Gorham Middle School teacher Angela Gospodarek with the fourth annual McCarthy Education...
Gulf of Maine, Explained: Trawling
Jun 13, 2017
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While many of us enjoy fresh local seafood, we don’t often get to see how that fish is harvested. Trawling is one of the most common...
Teaming Up With The Telling Room
Jun 5, 2017
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For the last two years, LabVenture! has partnered with local writing nonprofit the Telling Room . This unique collaboration gives students...
Real World, Real Science: Imagining the Future of LabVenture!
Apr 17, 2017
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On a chilly fall morning in 2015, CEO and President Don Perkins took to a press conference podium to announce the largest grant in our...

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