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2017 McCarthy Award Winner Announced
Jun 22, 2017
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Earlier this month, our education team honored Gorham Middle School teacher Angela Gospodarek with the fourth annual McCarthy Education...
Gulf of Maine, Explained: Trawling
Jun 13, 2017
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While many of us enjoy fresh local seafood, we don’t often get to see how that fish is harvested. Trawling is one of the most common...
Teaming Up With The Telling Room
Jun 5, 2017
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For the last two years, LabVenture! has partnered with local writing nonprofit the Telling Room . This unique collaboration gives students...
Real World, Real Science: Imagining the Future of LabVenture!
Apr 17, 2017
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On a chilly fall morning in 2015, CEO and President Don Perkins took to a press conference podium to announce the largest grant in our...
Discovery's Sacred Cod Features GMRI Research
Apr 11, 2017
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If you’ve been following our research for a while, you probably remember Chief Scientific Officer Andy Pershing’s study on the impacts of...
Local Fish on a Roll: Gulf of Maine Fishermen Think Sushi
Feb 1, 2017
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If you're like many Americans, you're probably a big fan of sushi. But did you know that the seafood served in American sushi restaurants...
Meaningful Moments from LabVenture!
Jan 16, 2017
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This fall, GMRI welcomed four new Fellows to LabVenture! . These new team members lead the experience and support students as they...
Voices of the Gulf of Maine: The Oyster Farmer
Dec 13, 2016
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Mook Sea Farm is an oyster farm founded in 1985 on the Damariscotta River in Midcoast Maine. There, owner and operator Bill Mook unites a...
Voices of the Gulf of Maine: The Weatherman
Nov 30, 2016
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For meteorologist John Cannon, forecasting weather is both a passion and a profession — but that doesn’t mean it’s easy. John describes...
Advancing Aquaculture: Our Role in an Emerging Industry
Nov 14, 2016
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In recent years, GMRI has begun a new aquaculture program, focused on growing this emerging industry in the Gulf of Maine. Below, President...
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...
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...
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...
Voices of the Gulf of Maine: The Educator
Jun 24, 2016
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Teachers have a truly powerful role in inspiring our next generation of scientists, leaders, and environmental stewards. We would not have...
Voices of the Gulf of Maine: The Restaurant
Jun 14, 2016
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The cold, clean waters of the Gulf of Maine produce some of the best seafood in the world. Fine dining restaurants like Portland's own Five...

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