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Warming Gulf of Maine Imperils Lobster, Fish Catch
Sep 3, 2014
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AP: Imagine Cape Cod without cod. Maine without lobster. The region's famous rocky beaches invisible, obscured by constant high waters. It'...

Maine Voices: Increased Fuel Efficiency Would Be Good Catch for Fishing Industry
Aug 11, 2014
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Portland Press Herald:The Maine Department of Marine Resources has been holding public meetings this summer to hear ideas from fishermen...

Decline of Gulf of Maine Cod Leaves Regulators a Tough Task
Aug 6, 2014
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Portland Press Herald: A regional fishery management council is preparing to take on the task of trying to reverse a nearly 99 percent...

Teacher Recognized for Innovation
Jul 30, 2014
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GMRI presented Pat Parent, a teacher at Massabesic Middle School, with our first annual Kevin McCarthy Education Innovation Award this...

Researchers Launch Long-Term, Comprehensive Casco Bay Study
Jul 30, 2014
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This is a time of great change for the Gulf of Maine. Over the last 40 years, our waters have seen drastic declines in groundfish, an...

Chefs, Seafood Lovers Gather to Celebrate the Gulf of Maine
Jul 30, 2014
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GMRI’s Culinary Partners hosted a sold-out crowd for our first annual Gulf of Maine Seafood Celebration this April. Attendees wandered GMRI...

GMRI Education Team Issues Challenge to All Citizen Scientists
Jul 30, 2014
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Citizen scientists of all ages can participate in GMRI’s first Citizen Scientist Challenge this summer and partner with scientists to study...

As Jellyfish Come in Waves Off Maine Coast, Questions Follow
Jul 16, 2014
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Portland Press Herald: For weeks, Maine’s marine research centers have been flooded with questions about a seeming jellyfish invasion in...

Scientists and Anglers Partner to Study Striped Bass
Jul 15, 2014
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Scientists think that Maine’s striped bass population is made up of fish that are spawned locally and fish that migrate from more southerly...

Program Promotes Lesser-Known Fish, Aims to Help Fishermen
Jul 9, 2014
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WMTW: Commercial fishermen say rules and regulations to keep their industry sustainable make it tough to survive, but they lesser-known...

Gulf of Maine Research Institute Issues 2014 Citizen Scientist Challenge
Jun 24, 2014
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The Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) challenges anyone with an interest in Maine ecosystems to get outside and help monitor for...

Maine Students Pilot Program Recognized by Dept. of Energy
Jun 21, 2014
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NECN: Students in Maine have been piloting a program that is being recognized by the Department of Energy. Powerhouse is a web based...

Maine Voices: Report Sheds Light on Challenges Posed by Decline of Cod
Jun 16, 2014
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Portland Press Herald: "The challenges over the next decade will be improving the accuracy of the scientific advice on which catch limits...

Green Plate Special: Try One Fish, Two Fish, Redfish and New Fish
Jun 15, 2014
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Portland Press Herald: The three-year-old Out of the Blue program from the Gulf of Maine Research Institute seeks to change eaters’ minds...

PowerHouse Brings Climate Change Home for Maine Students
Jun 13, 2014
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Global issues like climate change are challenging for adults, let alone 12-year-olds, to understand. GMRI’s newest education program,...

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