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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...

Why is the Sea Salty?
Sep 30, 2016
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Vermont Public Radio (audio): "Why is the sea salty?" asks 9-year-old Chase of Enfield, New Hampshire. For an answer, we turned to Zach...

Evolving Fish Industry: Creating Sustainable Waters
Sep 24, 2016
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CCTV America (video): Tuna, shrimp, Tilapia and salmon are among the most popular seafood eaten around the world. But their use on dinner...

Marine Resource Education Program Goes West
Sep 22, 2016
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In August, the Marine Resource Education Program (MREP) team hosted their first fisheries science workshop on the West Coast. The workshop...

Boston Seafood Industry Gathers at Trawl to Table
Sep 22, 2016
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In June, our seafood team hosted a Trawl to Table event in Boston. Fishermen, chefs, school foodservice directors, seafood processors, and...

Seafood Team Hosts Dogfish Tasting Event
Sep 22, 2016
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Earlier this summer, Boston-area seafood vendors and buyers gathered on the campus of UMass Boston for a special dogfish showcase event...

A Summer of Sampling: Reflections From the Field
Sep 22, 2016
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Each summer, research associate Adam Baukus (pictured) helps lead a team of interns out on the water. Together, they collect samples for...

Woodstock Teacher Earns McCarthy Award
Sep 22, 2016
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In June, our education team honored Woodstock Elementary School teacher Tonya Prentice with the third annual McCarthy Education Innovation...

Maine Winters to get Warmer This Century, Study Shows
Sep 17, 2016
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Portland Press Herald: Winters in mid-21st century America will be warmer and shorter than they are now, an article in this month’s Journal...

Taking LabVenture! Outside the Lab
Sep 9, 2016
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It’s easy to get caught up in the incredible hands-on activities that kids experience when they participate in LabVenture! . Holding a live...

Mussels Disappearing From New England Waters, Scientists Say
Aug 29, 2016
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Associated Press: New England is running out of mussels.The Gulf of Maine's once strong population of wild blue mussels is disappearing,...

Puffin Chicks in Gulf of Maine's Largest Colony Starve to Death at Record Rate
Aug 23, 2016
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Portland Press Herald: A drop in the food supply this summer, possibly tied to warmer Gulf of Maine waters, leads to the worst survival...

Don't Argue Semantics: Prepare for Changes in Fishing, Housing
Aug 22, 2016
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MaineBiz: At a recent Pierce Atwood event on the impact of climate change, an attendee posed a common question: whether the term climate...

Surface to Seafloor: GMRI Researchers Lead Ecosystem Survey
Aug 15, 2016
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Most of us only get to experience the ocean as it appears to us on the surface. As for what’s below, that’s always been part of the mystery...

Why Green Crabs Are Invading the East Coast
Aug 8, 2016
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Vice Motherboard: For a long time, I was almost excited at the prospect of a warming climate in the Gulf of Maine, where I grew up and live...

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