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Local Fish on a Roll: Gulf of Maine Fishermen Think Sushi
Feb 1, 2017
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If you're like many Americans, you're probably a big fan of sushi. But did you know that the seafood served in American sushi restaurants...
Meaningful Moments from LabVenture!
Jan 16, 2017
Blog
This fall, GMRI welcomed four new Fellows to LabVenture! . These new team members lead the experience and support students as they...
Voices of the Gulf of Maine: The Oyster Farmer
Dec 13, 2016
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Mook Sea Farm is an oyster farm founded in 1985 on the Damariscotta River in Midcoast Maine. There, owner and operator Bill Mook unites a...
Voices of the Gulf of Maine: The Weatherman
Nov 30, 2016
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For meteorologist John Cannon, forecasting weather is both a passion and a profession — but that doesn’t mean it’s easy. John describes...
Advancing Aquaculture: Our Role in an Emerging Industry
Nov 14, 2016
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In recent years, GMRI has begun a new aquaculture program, focused on growing this emerging industry in the Gulf of Maine. Below, President...
Voices of the Gulf of Maine: The Charter Boat
Oct 17, 2016
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For charter boat captain Carle Hildreth, recreational fishing is serious business. As owner of No Slack! Sportfishing , Carle helps his...
Taking LabVenture! Outside the Lab
Sep 9, 2016
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It’s easy to get caught up in the incredible hands-on activities that kids experience when they participate in LabVenture! . Holding a live...
Surface to Seafloor: GMRI Researchers Lead Ecosystem Survey
Aug 15, 2016
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Most of us only get to experience the ocean as it appears to us on the surface. As for what’s below, that’s always been part of the mystery...
Voices of the Gulf of Maine: The Educator
Jun 24, 2016
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Teachers have a truly powerful role in inspiring our next generation of scientists, leaders, and environmental stewards. We would not have...
Voices of the Gulf of Maine: The Restaurant
Jun 14, 2016
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The cold, clean waters of the Gulf of Maine produce some of the best seafood in the world. Fine dining restaurants like Portland's own Five...
Voices of the Gulf of Maine: The Lobsterman
Jun 2, 2016
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To Maine lobsterman Brian Tripp, the Gulf of Maine is deeply important. It provides income for his family, sustains his community, and...
Stripers for Science: GMRI Seeks Anglers for Research Project
May 24, 2016
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Recreational anglers will tell you, pound-for-pound, few fish fight like a striped bass. A premier target of Maine sport fishermen,...
Staff Stories: Young Citizen Scientists Destined to Lead
May 2, 2016
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In this week’s blog, Molly Auclair shares her story about a special group of students from Massabesic Middle School. Through GMRI's citizen...
Local Lunch: New England Cafeterias Embrace Gulf of Maine Seafood
Mar 29, 2016
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When you think about cafeteria food, you probably think of mystery meat and instant mashed potatoes. Most of us grew up waiting listlessly...
GMRI Celebrates 100,000th LabVenture! Student
Mar 4, 2016
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On a chilly February morning, LabVenture! celebrated its 100,000th child served — a major milestone for science literacy in Maine. For over...

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