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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...

New Report: Big Opportunity for Maine Aquaculture Industry
Oct 26, 2016
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PORTLAND, Maine — October 24, 2016 — A new report , prepared by The Hale Group at the direction of the Gulf of Maine Research Institute’s...

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...

Voices of the Gulf of Maine: The Charter Boat
Oct 17, 2016
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For charter boat captain Carle Hildreth, recreational fishing is serious business. As owner of No Slack! Sportfishing , Carle helps his...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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