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With funding in place, FocusMaine hires its first full-time leader
Sep 20, 2017
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FocusMaine partner organizations include the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, Maine Aquaculture Association, Maine Center for...

Climate study underscores challenge of managing Gulf of Maine fisheries
Sep 7, 2017
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Incorporating climate change and its effects on marine life will be an important part of sustaining key fisheries in the Gulf of Maine that...

Gulf of Maine Research Institute Gets $1 Million To Study Climate Change's Effect On Fisheries
Sep 6, 2017
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Dr. Lisa Kerr, who leads the project at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, says the idea is to create a predictive tool for managers...

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...

Maine Calling: Seafood in Maine
Aug 21, 2017
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Jen Levin, the Sustainable Seafood Senior Program Manager at GMRI joins the Maine Calling Radio show at the 19:15 mark of the program.

Slideshow: See How Students Find Purpose in their Bates-Funded Summer Internships
Aug 17, 2017
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Watanasiri landed a Purposeful Work internship with the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, spending the summer helping researchers learn...

Invasive seaweed threatens Gulf of Maine
Aug 13, 2017
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The study focused on the shifting seaweed population only and did not concentrate on the cause. But Dijkstra said warming water...

Middle Schoolers are Fighting the Knotweed
Aug 10, 2017
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To experiment with their ideas, students were given a 10×10 foot plot. Once or twice a week students went outside to work on their plot, as...

Climate change will hit New England hard, report says
Aug 9, 2017
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“The big story here is that the changes are real, they’re easy to document in the data, and we’re clearly seeing that global climate change...

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...

NOAA Hosts Fisheries Community Resiliency Workshop
Jul 26, 2017
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Last month NOAA’s Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office and Northeast Fisheries Science Center convened a group of community leaders,...

GMRI Launches Educational Program Exploring Sea Level Rise Impacts In Maine
Jul 26, 2017
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In August, GMRI will launch an educational program for the general public that addresses sea level rise in coastal Maine communities...

New Study Puts Hard Numbers on Impacts of Bottom Trawling
Jul 24, 2017
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The new study also looked at how long it takes for ecosystems to recover from trawling impacts, and found that it ranged between just shy...

For Mr. and Mrs. Fish, it’s time for a sea change
Jul 22, 2017
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Jeff and Deb met in Portland in their 20s when they were both involved in what became the Gulf of Maine Research Institute on Commercial...

Local mussels return to menu
Jul 20, 2017
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Gary Moretti, owner of the company, said it was the longest red tide closure he could recall. In 2015, Maine’s mussel industry was valued...

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