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Fighting Fish Fraud
Jun 11, 2015
Waypoints

Playing by the rules can cost a lot of money. Monitoring systems, cost of crew, licenses, and vessel safety requirements all come with a...

Ecosystem Management and Climate Strategies in the Mid-Atlantic
Jun 11, 2015
Waypoints

The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC) has adopted an ecosystem approach to fisheries management (EAFM), which will...

Addressing Data Gaps Through Collaborative Research
Jun 11, 2015
Waypoints

In New England, the 2014 stock assessment findings indicate a precipitous decline in the Gulf of Maine cod spawning stock biomass, which...

New Lobster Forecast Predicts Late Start to the 2015 Harvest
Jun 11, 2015
Waypoints

This spring, GMRI released its first official lobster forecast of 2015, predicting a slightly later start to the summer harvest. July 4 is...

MREP Expands to the Caribbean
Jun 11, 2015
Waypoints

In January 2015, GMRI’s Marine Resource Education Program (MREP) team hosted their first Caribbean Initiative Workshop. The three-day...

Electronic Monitoring Project Prepares for Third Year
Jun 11, 2015
Waypoints

Local fishermen have wrapped up the second year of a pilot project testing an innovative approach to improving catch monitoring in the New...

Latest in Food-Track Tech: Swipe a Code, Meet Your Fisherman
May 25, 2015
Press Clip

Associated Press: After eyeing a piece of haddock on the supermarket counter, a customer scans a code and finds out the fish was caught in...

Maine Lobstermen Aid Herring Research
May 22, 2015
Blog

Most lobstermen dock their boats when the sun sinks below the horizon. But for ten lobstermen across the coast of Maine, nighttime brings...

Electronic Monitoring Project Holds Promise
Apr 30, 2015
Press Clip

National Fisherman: Maine fishermen are wrapping up year two of a pilot project to test electronic monitoring systems, the Portland-based...

Researchers, Fishermen Pursue Cost-Saving Measures for Groundfish Industry
Apr 22, 2015
Press Release

Local fishermen have wrapped up the second year of a pilot project testing an innovative approach to improving catch monitoring and safety...

PowerHouse Program Goes Public
Apr 1, 2015
Tidings

Anyone can now create a PowerHouse account and use the site to investigate their home energy usage. This change is part of a major site...

New Forecast Sheds Light on Timing of Lobster Harvest
Apr 1, 2015
Tidings

In early March, we released our first weekly lobster forecast of 2015, predicting a late start to the summer harvest. July 4 is typically...

Students Engage Community in Monitoring of Invasives
Apr 1, 2015
Tidings

Invasive species pose a serious threat to Maine’s ecosystems and native species. Few students understand this better than those at...

Remembering A Treasured Entrepreneurial and Philanthropic Leader
Apr 1, 2015
Tidings

We lost a friend, supporter, and advisor when board member Charles “Kip” Moore passed away this January. Kip was passionate about...

Sodexo Could Bring 'Industrial' Perspective To Local Food Market
Mar 25, 2015
Press Clip

Vermont Public Radio: The multinational food service company Sodexo is working to increase the amount of local food served in 20 locations...

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