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Blue Mussels, Golden Opportunity
Jan 7, 2019
Tidings

Blue mussels from Maine are both a special part of the ecosystem and an iconic seafood dish. People from here and away have enjoyed them...

Students Publish Findings
Jan 7, 2019
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For professional scientists and academics, scientific journals are a key tool for sharing knowledge and advancing research. Throughout...

Our Role in the National Climate Assessment
Jan 7, 2019
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In November, the federal government published the Fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA). Mandated by Congress starting in 1990, the NCA...

A Year of Convening Emerging Fishery Leaders
Jan 4, 2019
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In November, we hosted our final Marine Resource Education Program (MREP) workshop of 2018, in Tampa, FL. This capped a big year for the...

New: Research Experience for Undergrads
Jan 4, 2019
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For over a decade, college students have participated in our robust summer intern program. Thanks to new funding from the National Science...

Maine Points: The Gulf of Maine Research Institute
Oct 14, 2018
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Newsradio WGAN [Audio]: Leigh Peake and Meredyth Eufemia Sullivan talk about LabVenture and how it fits in with the rest of our work here...

VERIFY: Claims made at Maine's Gubernatorial Debate
Oct 8, 2018
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News Center Maine: To verify, our source is Dr. Andrew Pershing, Chief Scientific Officer at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute. "The...

New LabVenture Unveiled
Sep 26, 2018
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In September, a group of project partners, staff, and donors gathered to celebrate the launch of an all-new LabVenture — our hands-on...

Electronic Monitoring Impact Growing
Sep 26, 2018
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To comply with federal regulations, fishermen in the Gulf of Maine are monitored by fisheries observers — people who ride along with...

Marine Heatwave
Sep 26, 2018
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As many are now aware, the Gulf of Maine is one of the fastest-warming ocean ecosystems on the planet. Over the last 30 years, the Gulf of...

Welcoming a New CFO
Sep 26, 2018
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Earlier this summer, we welcomed Charissa Kerr to the lab as our new Chief Financial Officer. Charissa brings an MBA and over 25 years...

Verified: Monkfish and Winter Skate
Sep 26, 2018
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In 2011, we created our Gulf of Maine Responsibly Harvested ® brand to help people buy seafood they can feel good about. Part of the brand...

GMRI Community Celebrates Grand Re-Opening of LabVenture Program
Sep 21, 2018
Press Release

PORTLAND, Maine — September 21, 2018 — Three years ago, a team of GMRI staff, project partners, vendors, and advisors began building an...

The Future of Fishing
Sep 15, 2018
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Maine Magazine: As students work on “emerging marine stewardship challenges,” such as how to make fisheries more sustainable, Perkins says...

An ocean ‘heat wave’ just drove temperatures off Maine to near-record highs
Aug 31, 2018
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The Washington Post: Using satellite data, scientists at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute said that over the past 30 years, the waters...

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