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Gulf of Maine, Explained: Eating Sustainably
Aug 21, 2017
Blog

Eating sustainably can feel difficult — especially when it comes to seafood. Every day, consumers face tough choices in the grocery store...

Gulf of Maine, Explained: Anadromous Fish
Jul 31, 2017
Blog

The alewife run is one of the Gulf of Maine’s most awe-inspiring seasonal events. Every year, our rivers pulse and shimmer from bank to...

GMRI Launches Educational Program Exploring Sea Level Rise Impacts In Maine
Jul 26, 2017
Waypoints

In August, GMRI will launch an educational program for the general public that addresses sea level rise in coastal Maine communities...

NOAA Hosts Fisheries Community Resiliency Workshop
Jul 26, 2017
Waypoints

Last month NOAA’s Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office and Northeast Fisheries Science Center convened a group of community leaders,...

Gulf of Maine, Explained: Electronic Monitoring
Jun 30, 2017
Blog

It’s easy to imagine fishing as a Wild West landscape, with fishermen heading out to sea, catching as many fish as they can, and selling...

2017 McCarthy Award Winner Announced
Jun 22, 2017
Blog

Earlier this month, our education team honored Gorham Middle School teacher Angela Gospodarek with the fourth annual McCarthy Education...

New Projects Aim to Improve Stock Assessments
Jun 19, 2017
Waypoints

In 2015, GMRI convened a series of meetings of commercial and recreational fishermen, scientists, and policy representatives from across...

Another Cod Spawning Ground Confirmed Through Acoustic and Trawl Surveys
Jun 19, 2017
Waypoints

During the winter of 2015/2016, GMRI scientists collaborated with industry to study a population of cod that spawn during the late fall/...

Gulf of Maine, Explained: Trawling
Jun 13, 2017
Blog

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
Blog

For the last two years, LabVenture! has partnered with local writing nonprofit the Telling Room . This unique collaboration gives students...

A Summer of Science: Field Season Preview
May 11, 2017
Tidings

Warmer weather is here again, and with it comes field season at GMRI. Our research team has several projects that kick into gear around...

Atlantic Halibut Availability and Market Influenced by Proactive Fisheries Management
May 10, 2017
Waypoints

Atlantic halibut are delicious to eat. Prepared properly, the white meat is tender, flakey, and somewhat sweet - a favorite among many...

Learning in La La Land
May 10, 2017
Tidings

Each year, an international community of educators gathers at the National Science Teachers Association Conference. In March, two members...

Hannaford Goes Local
May 10, 2017
Tidings

If you do your grocery shopping at Hannaford, you may have noticed some new signage. Storewide, the grocery chain has rolled out their...

Fair Trade Certification Reaches North Atlantic Sea Scallop Industry
May 10, 2017
Waypoints

This year, Fair Trade Certified TM Atlantic sea scallops will become available for the first time. Fair Trade certification may be familiar...

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