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The Enigma Behind America's Freak, 20-year Lobster Boom
Oct 6, 2015
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Quartz: Finally, thanks to warmer seas and plum new habitats, more babies than before are surviving. Statistics seem to bear that out: Even...

Today, Maine Students Come to School Eager to Tackle Environmental Problems
Oct 4, 2015
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Portland Press Herald: A more sophisticated curriculum works because Maine students come to their classrooms with a working understanding...

Workshop Aims to Improve Assessments
Oct 2, 2015
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This November, GMRI will hold Taking Stock: A Workshop to Collaboratively Improve Stock Assessments. The workshop is the culmination of the...

Counting Catch
Oct 2, 2015
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A recent shift of attention towards recreational fisheries by NOAA Fisheries and other organizations has highlighted an important and long-...

Several Maine Colleges to Source More Gulf of Maine Seafood
Oct 2, 2015
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In June, the food service company Sodexo announced a commitment to shift current sourcing for its Maine clients to include more Gulf of...

Fishing in a Digital Age
Oct 2, 2015
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Modern day fishing vessels can be equipped with a wide range of electronics, some required and some voluntary. Keeping pace with new...

Acoustics Used by Gulf of Maine Researchers Reveals Important Fisheries Findings
Oct 2, 2015
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Acoustic surveys are not new in the world of fisheries research. For decades acoustic equipment has enabled fishermen and scientists to...

Fishermen, Scientists, and Regulators Convene to Discuss Stock Assessment Improvements
Oct 2, 2015
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In an effort to increase collaboration between industry, scientists, and NOAA Fisheries towards improved stock assessments, GMRI recently...

Vital Signs Offers First Online Teacher Workshop
Aug 31, 2015
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Since 2009, our Vital Signs program has connected Maine students with scientists and citizen scientists online. Together, they investigate...

Seafood technology: When 'net' means more than catching fish
Aug 24, 2015
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MaineBiz: Jen Levin, sustainable seafood program manager at GMRI, says the collaborators have created a proof-of-concept smartphone app and...

In From the Outdoors: Q&A with Zachary Whitener of Gulf of Maine Research Institute
Aug 23, 2015
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Portland Press Herald: Zachary Whitener grew up on Long Island and has been lobstering and striper fishing since age 10. Now 28, he’s at...

Lobster Population Is Shifting North; Ocean Warming Blamed
Aug 20, 2015
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New York Times: Maine fishermen have landed more than 100 million pounds of lobster for four years in a row, by far the highest four-year...

Climate Change Impact Already Felt in Maine
Aug 7, 2015
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WCSH6: Scientists say Maine is already feeling the impacts of climate change, some of it positive but more negative. On the ocean, water...

Fish Tank Forum Convenes Fishermen, Scientists, Regulators
Aug 7, 2015
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Fishermen, scientists, and regulators will assemble this fall with one goal in mind – improving stock assessments. These assessments are...

New Emissions Limits for Power Plants Go Easy on Maine
Aug 3, 2015
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Portland Press Herald: While the political debate over global warming continues, Maine is already experiencing clear signs of a changing...

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