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New LabVenture Unveiled
Sep 26, 2018
Tidings

In September, a group of project partners, staff, and donors gathered to celebrate the launch of an all-new LabVenture — our hands-on...

Electronic Monitoring Impact Growing
Sep 26, 2018
Tidings

To comply with federal regulations, fishermen in the Gulf of Maine are monitored by fisheries observers — people who ride along with...

Marine Heatwave
Sep 26, 2018
Tidings

As many are now aware, the Gulf of Maine is one of the fastest-warming ocean ecosystems on the planet. Over the last 30 years, the Gulf of...

Welcoming a New CFO
Sep 26, 2018
Tidings

Earlier this summer, we welcomed Charissa Kerr to the lab as our new Chief Financial Officer. Charissa brings an MBA and over 25 years...

Verified: Monkfish and Winter Skate
Sep 26, 2018
Tidings

In 2011, we created our Gulf of Maine Responsibly Harvested ® brand to help people buy seafood they can feel good about. Part of the brand...

GMRI Community Celebrates Grand Re-Opening of LabVenture Program
Sep 21, 2018
Press Release

PORTLAND, Maine — September 21, 2018 — Three years ago, a team of GMRI staff, project partners, vendors, and advisors began building an...

The Future of Fishing
Sep 15, 2018
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Maine Magazine: As students work on “emerging marine stewardship challenges,” such as how to make fisheries more sustainable, Perkins says...

Animals Are Trying To Adapt To The Gulf Of Maine's 'Marine Heatwave'
Aug 31, 2018
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Maine Public: “But then in July the temperatures just started to really shoot up,” says Andrew Pershing, the institute's chief scientific...

An ocean ‘heat wave’ just drove temperatures off Maine to near-record highs
Aug 31, 2018
Press Clip

The Washington Post: Using satellite data, scientists at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute said that over the past 30 years, the waters...

Amid “Ocean Heatwave,” Gulf of Maine Experiences Record Temperatures
Aug 30, 2018
Press Release

Amid “Ocean Heatwave,” Gulf of Maine Experiences Record Temperatures Scientists record second-warmest-ever day during extremely warm year,...

Waters off New England in midst of record year for warmth
Aug 30, 2018
Press Clip

Associated Press: "We're seeing really unusual conditions all over the planet this year. Wildfires and heatwaves. Unusual conditions. The...

Fisheries and Climate Change: What's Going On in New England?
Aug 27, 2018
Press Clip

WCAI: “You have to really put lobster in Maine and New Hampshire and north-of-Cape-Cod in the winner category, where the warming over the...

Can dogfish save Cape Cod fisheries?
Aug 20, 2018
Press Clip

The Christian Science Monitor: “It’s just the classic supply-demand situation where they don’t yet get paid much more per pound,” says Jen...

Discussing the increase in ocean levels
Aug 16, 2018
Press Clip

Seacoast Online: The program began with a presentation from Gayle Bowness, the Science Education Program Manager at the Gulf of Maine...

Demand for Maine oysters continues to skyrocket
Aug 15, 2018
Press Clip

National Fisherman: Demand for oysters is expected to continue its rise, outpacing the state’s supply through 2026, according to a report...

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