Collaborative solutions to global ocean challenges

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Locally focused, globally relevant

We are an independent, objective nonprofit organization dedicated to the resilience of the Gulf of Maine ecosystem and the communities that depend on it. We leverage the Gulf of Maine to test and develop solutions to ocean challenges around the world. Our interdisciplinary approach combines world-class marine research with robust community and education programming to understand how natural, social, and economic systems interact.

We use the best available science to predict ocean change and support the hardworking people who depend on the Gulf of Maine.

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  • SEP


    Coastal Cooking Demonstration

    This special, virtual event is designed exclusively for our Wind Rose Society First Mates, Pilots, and Captains.

  • OCT


    Dive in with Don

    In this session, President/CEO Don Perkins will be joined by newly appointed, inaugural Director for our Climate Center, Dr. David Reidmiller. We are excited to welcome Dr. Reidmiller to the GMRI team and look forward …

  • OCT


    Science Café

    We are happy to release a new virtual edition of our Science Café — a casual discussion with our experts from the comfort of your own home.

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