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Gulf of Maine, Explained: Bluefin Tuna
Jan 25, 2019
Blog

Dr. Walt Golet studies the populations and life histories of many species of fish, but if you ask him, he'll tell you bluefin tuna are...

Students Publish Findings
Jan 7, 2019
Tidings

For professional scientists and academics, scientific journals are a key tool for sharing knowledge and advancing research. Throughout...

Our Role in the National Climate Assessment
Jan 7, 2019
Tidings

In November, the federal government published the Fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA). Mandated by Congress starting in 1990, the NCA...

Blue Mussels, Golden Opportunity
Jan 7, 2019
Tidings

Blue mussels from Maine are both a special part of the ecosystem and an iconic seafood dish. People from here and away have enjoyed them...

A Year of Convening Emerging Fishery Leaders
Jan 4, 2019
Tidings

In November, we hosted our final Marine Resource Education Program (MREP) workshop of 2018, in Tampa, FL. This capped a big year for the...

New: Research Experience for Undergrads
Jan 4, 2019
Tidings

For over a decade, college students have participated in our robust summer intern program. Thanks to new funding from the National Science...

'We live in a lobstocracy': Maine town is feeling the effects of climate change
Dec 8, 2018
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The Guardian: Andrew Pershing, chief scientific officer at GMRI, says it is tempting to think that lobster populations are migrating with...

Gulf of Maine’s 3rd-warmest year on record harms puffins, turtles and kelp
Dec 6, 2018
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Portland Press Herald: Surface temperatures in 2018 are running 2.8 degrees Fahrenheit above normal, a level exceeded only in 2012 and 2016...

Amid Dire Climate Change News, Mainers Are Looking To Lower Their Carbon Footprints
Dec 2, 2018
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Maine Public: "For me the big take-home was that climate change is just everywhere,” says Andy Pershing, the chief scientific officer at...

Breaking New Ground: Twenty residential and commercial architecture projects that push the limits of design
Dec 1, 2018
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Maine Home + Design: For over a decade, the Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) has pro- vided middle schoolers with a hands on,...

Six ways climate change is hitting the U.S.
Nov 28, 2018
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NBC News: The concern in Maine is that continued warming could drive lobster out of the area, just as warmer water did in Massachusetts and...

Andrew Pershing talks about climate report
Nov 26, 2018
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Good Luck Finding Maine Shrimp This Winter
Nov 25, 2018
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Food & Wine: As Portland, Maine’s Press Herald reported last year, waters in the Gulf of Maine are warming faster than 99 percent of...

Changing climate to put further pressure on New England, federal report predicts
Nov 23, 2018
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Portland Press Herald: Andrew Pershing, chief scientific officer at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute and the lead author of the report’...

Why Is the Gulf of Maine Warming Faster Than 99% of the Ocean?
Nov 12, 2018
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EOS: These turtles—in last month’s case, Kemp’s ridley sea turtles—venture into the Gulf of Maine during warm months, but they can become...

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