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Fisheries Ecologist Lisa Kerr Tracks Cod and Bluefin Tuna
Feb 3, 2017
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Portland Press Herald: Fisheries ecologist Lisa Kerr has been at the Portland-based Gulf of Maine Research Institute for four years,...

South Portland Considers Pier Upgrades in Hopes of Aquaculture Boom
Jan 30, 2017
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Portland Press Herald: The long-neglected Portland Street Pier is due for major improvements that could make it a home base for burgeoning...

Seafood for Thought
Jan 16, 2017
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Maine Magazine: The Gulf of Maine, a diverse watershed stretching from Cape Cod to the southern tip of Nova Scotia, has historically been...

Gulf of Maine Research Institute: Surveying Casco Bay for the Long Term
Dec 28, 2016
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Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors: Kelsey Berger was a research intern last summer for the Casco Bay Aquatic System Survey, developed and...

Fishermen Team Up With Scientists To Make A More Selective Net
Dec 14, 2016
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NPR: This summer [Ford] joined a net-maker and scientists at Portland's Gulf of Maine Research Institute to design a trawl net that targets...

Idea to Cut NASA's Role in Climate Science Could Be Major Loss for Maine, Scientists Say
Nov 28, 2016
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Portland Press Herald: Andrew Pershing, chief science officer at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute in Portland, took issue with Walker’s...

Trump Has Been Elected, so What's Next for Sustainability?
Nov 27, 2016
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Portland Press Herald: GMRI is non-partisan. We believe policy discussions should be based on evidence, and in the case of climate change,...

Sound Technology Helping Scientists Assess Health of Maine Shrimp Population
Nov 10, 2016
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Portland Press Herald: The Gulf of Maine Research Institute is helping to track where shrimp are so regulators can better manage the stock...

Climate Change and Policy: Statewide Races to Watch
Nov 7, 2016
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Newsweek: Heat waves, more powerful storms, and rising seas are increasingly transforming Maine—effects that most climate scientists trace...

Consultant Sees Huge Growth Potential for Maine Aquaculture
Oct 27, 2016
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Portland Press Herald: Maine’s farmed oyster, mussel and scallop industries are poised to more than quadruple in value over 15 years,...

MREP Bridging Trust Gaps Between Fishermen, Scientists, and Regulators
Oct 26, 2016
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Seafood Source: Alexa Dayton and her staff, who support all of the MREP regional teams through the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, said...

The Take: Warming Lessons From the Gulf of Maine
Oct 20, 2016
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NECN: Andrew Pershing, Chief Scientific Officer at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute in Portland, Maine, discusses how to live in a...

Spotlight on Maine's Lesser-Known Fish
Oct 7, 2016
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Seafood Source: Maine-based hospitals, schools and restaurants are forging partnerships with the Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) to...

How Many Fish Are in the Sea?
Oct 5, 2016
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The Atlantic: Climate change is disrupting ocean conditions so fast that even the most responsibly crafted management plan based on the...

Gastropod: Counting Fish
Oct 4, 2016
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Gastropod (podcast): This week, we are taking on one of the universe’s great mysteries: how many fish are in the sea? If you stop to think...

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