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GMRI Researchers Published in Science Magazine
Dec 30, 2015
Tidings

In October, Chief Scientific Officer Andy Pershing and his colleagues were published in perhaps the most prominent scientific journal in...

Maine Teachers Learn with GMRI
Dec 30, 2015
Tidings

This year, our Education team engaged Maine teachers with new opportunities to bring authentic science experiences to their students. Many...

Fish Tank Workshop a Success
Dec 30, 2015
Tidings

In November, over 70 fishermen, scientists, and managers gathered in Plymouth, MA for Taking Stock: A Workshop to Collaboratively Improve...

NASA Grant Provides $6.5 Million for Science Literacy
Dec 29, 2015
Tidings

This fall, NASA committed $6.5 million – the largest grant in our organization’s history – to GMRI and a set of significant national...

Warm Weather Extends Maine’s Lobster Season
Dec 28, 2015
Press Clip

NPR: The unusually warm weather in New England has made for an unusually long lobstering season in Maine. Andy Pershing, the chief...

Gulf of Maine Research Institute to Study Fishing Communities’ Climate Vulnerability
Dec 16, 2015
Press Clip

Associated Press: The Gulf of Maine Research Institute in Portland will get $1.3 million in federal money to investigate fishing...

From Trap to Plate, Maine Lobster Distribution is a Complex System
Dec 14, 2015
Press Clip

Mainebiz: Trends show the lobster resource is shifting east, possibly due to the warming ocean temperature... According to the Gulf of...

Searching for Shrimp: A New Acoustic Study at GMRI
Dec 4, 2015
Blog

“…like finding a needle in a haystack.” It’s the go-to cliché for a difficult search. But marine scientists might challenge a frustrated...

Pershing Paper Gets National Attention
Nov 2, 2015
Blog

In October, GMRI Chief Scientific Officer Andy Pershing and his colleagues were published in perhaps the most prominent scientific journal...

New Study: Warming Waters a Major Factor in the Collapse of New England Cod
Oct 29, 2015
Press Release

PORTLAND, Maine — October 29, 2015 — For centuries, cod were the backbone of New England’s fisheries and a key species in the Gulf of Maine...

Climate Change Hurting New England Cod, Study Says (all links)
Oct 29, 2015
Press Clip

Multiple National Outlets: For centuries, cod were the backbone of New England’s fisheries and a key species in the Gulf of Maine ecosystem...

Spiny Dogfish gets a Marketing Makeover
Oct 28, 2015
Press Clip

Boston Globe: The Gulf of Maine Research Institute, will create promotional events and develop product surveys for potential buyers. Since...

Fishermen Worry as Black Sea Bass Stake New England Claim
Oct 26, 2015
Press Clip

Associated Press: As waters warm off the coast of New England, black sea bass are moving north and, fishermen say, threatening the region's...

Mayday: Gulf of Maine in Distress
Oct 25, 2015
Press Clip

Maine Sunday Telegram: The Gulf of Maine – which extends from Cape Cod in Massachusetts to Cape Sable at the southern tip of Nova Scotia,...

NASA Commits $6.5M to Gulf of Maine Research Institute for Climate Change Education
Oct 21, 2015
Press Clip

Mainebiz: The Gulf of Maine Research Institute in Portland is receiving a $6.5 million grant from NASA to create a new educational program...

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