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New to Portland, a Painter Presents an Exhibition of Loss and Change
Jun 5, 2018
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Living in Portland, Dibble has become more aware of rising sea levels and issues associated with it. She spends a lot of time at the Gulf...

Calling All Anglers: Another Year of Striper Science
May 17, 2018
Blog

It’s the middle of May in Maine, which means local anglers are eagerly awaiting the arrival of striped bass in our coastal waters. Stripers...

Cash Prize Awarded in Aquaculture Business Accelerator Pitch-off
May 14, 2018
Press Release

PORTLAND, Maine — May 14, 2018 — Last week, a panel of business experts awarded top prize to two aquaculture entrepreneurs at a first-of-...

5 Reasons to Eat Gulf of Maine Seafood
Apr 20, 2018
Blog

The clean waters of the Gulf of Maine produce an assortment of delicious, fresh seafood options. Seafood from our region is known around...

Gulf of Maine Research Institute Honors Teacher for STEM Excellence
Apr 10, 2018
Press Release

PORTLAND, Maine — April, 10 2018 — Last week, the Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) honored Buckfield Junior/Senior High School...

Gulf of Maine, Explained: Sea Level Rise
Mar 20, 2018
Blog

The Gulf of Maine occupies only a small corner of the global ocean, but it is a microcosm for changes, challenges, and opportunities...

Maine Compass: Maine lobstermen’s conservation efforts an investment in the future
Feb 15, 2018
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The recently published study confirmed what Maine lobstermen have long understood: Protecting egg-bearing females and oversized lobsters is...

Gulf of Maine, Explained: The Warming Gulf of Maine
Feb 14, 2018
Blog

What was once a startling observation among our team of ecosystem modelers is now common knowledge: over the course of a decade, the Gulf...

35 startups selected for Top Gun Maine 2018
Feb 5, 2018
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The Maine Center for Entrepreneurs, the University of Maine, the Lewiston Auburn Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and the Gulf of Maine...

Gulf of Maine has coolest year since 2011 but still growing warmer
Feb 1, 2018
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Last year was one the coolest so far this decade for the Gulf of Maine, but the body of water continues its trend toward higher...

Research Concludes Maine Conservation Technique Helped Drive Lobster Population Boom
Jan 22, 2018
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Lobster conservation techniques pioneered by Maine fishermen helped drive a population boom that's led to record landings this century...

New Study: Industry Conservation Ethic Proves Critical to Gulf of Maine Lobster Fishery
Jan 22, 2018
Press Release

PORTLAND, Maine — January 17, 2018 — A new study, led by scientists at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute and colleagues at the...

New Year, New LabVenture!
Jan 4, 2018
Tidings

Every new year brings change, but 2018 will be truly transformative for our cornerstone education program. Next fall, we will unveil a...

Research Team Mussels Up
Jan 4, 2018
Tidings

Blue mussels have been noticeably less abundant in Casco Bay during recent years. Warming waters, invasive species such as green crabs, and...

Local Pier Effort Kicks Off
Jan 4, 2018
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In November, the City of South Portland announced a new effort to evaluate how the city-owned Portland Street Pier could best support the...

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