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Sunrise swim in South Portland raises money for climate change
Nov 29, 2017
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On Giving Tuesday, Nov. 28, about 20 people, led by Don Perkins, president of the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, took a fundraising...

Gulf of Maine Research Institute swims into Giving Tuesday
Nov 28, 2017
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In honor of Giving Tuesday and to draw attention to their year end fundraising effort, the staff from Gulf of Maine Research Institute held...

Maine shrimp fishery looks unlikely to reopen in 2018
Nov 22, 2017
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Climate change is the likeliest cause for the crash in the fishery; Northern shrimp, or pandalus borealis, require cold winter water to...

Scientist Steve Eayrs knows how to build a better fish trap
Nov 19, 2017
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We met Steve Eayrs at one of the Gulf of Maine Research Institute’s Trawl to Table programs, a daylong crash course at the Portland...

Is It Time To Catch The Wave Of Rebounding Atlantic Bluefin Tuna?
Nov 9, 2017
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After charting a strong bluefin presence in 2016, preliminary data for this year suggest even more. "The increase has been incredible, just...

Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Stocks Are Rebounding — But Should The Quota Be Raised?
Nov 6, 2017
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After charting a strong bluefin presence in 2016, preliminary data for this year suggest even better. “The increase has been incredible...

Belfast fifth graders do real world science, for sake of salmon
Nov 4, 2017
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Students will be completing the same bioassessments in the spring to track seasonal changes and to release their salmon fry. Students are...

Establishing Regional Teacher Communities
Oct 2, 2017
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For over a decade, our education team has served the students of Maine. During that time, we’ve learned that one of the best ways to...

Our New Strategic Plan
Oct 2, 2017
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Every five years, we step back from our daily work to produce a strategic plan, which provides a framework that guides our efforts for the...

GMRI Experts Lead on Climate
Oct 2, 2017
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Every four years, the federal government publishes a report called the National Climate Assessment. A team of experts from around the...

Public Workshops Explore Sea Level Rise
Oct 2, 2017
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The impacts of climate change are becoming increasingly visible in our state and across the nation. You’ve probably noticed more frequent...

Hospital Food Goes Local
Oct 2, 2017
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In modern healthcare institutions, fresh and nutritious food is an important part of the patient healing experience. One such institution...

Gulf of Maine, Explained: Otoliths
Sep 28, 2017
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As you scroll through your social media feeds, you’ll see all kinds of information — often too much — about your friends. Imagine if the...

Two Portland middle school students behind app win awards
Sep 27, 2017
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Gulf of Maine Research Institute Chief Education Officer Leigh Peake has agreed to meet with Lainey and Addie to discuss the app. “Seems to...

Cape Cod tourists no longer have to ‘go to Europe’ to get abundant local fish
Sep 27, 2017
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“We had to reverse a vicious cycle,” said Jen Levin, sustainable seafood senior program manager at GMRI. “The fishermen weren’t harvesting...

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