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Portland institute's seafood bash all about local fisheries, species
Apr 24, 2018
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The Forecaster: Encouraging people to support local fisheries and eat sustainably harvested seafood are just two of the goals behind the...

Unity College providing fresh, local fish
Apr 11, 2018
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WABI 5 Video: "We order sustainable Gulf of Maine Research Institute seafood,” explained Assistant Dining Director Jenny MacArthur. “It...

Kids changing the future of the Gulf of Maine
Apr 1, 2018
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Bangor Daily News: “Maine coastal communities rely heavily on the Gulf of Maine as an economic driver, for recreation, and just as a way of...

Improvements sought for South Portland's working waterfront
Mar 22, 2018
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Mainebiz: At a meeting hosted by the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, fishermen told Assistant City Manager Joshua Reny their main...

Fishermen: South Portland pier 'just needs a shave, haircut'
Mar 21, 2018
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The Forecaster: Chris Vonderweidt, GMRI aquaculture program manager, said the organization supports local fishermen and aquaculture farmers...

NO FLUKE: Fishermen schooled on ecosystem-based management
Mar 9, 2018
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The Sun Chronicle: The Marine Resource Education Program (MREP) conducted the workshop at the Fairfield Inn in New Bedford. It was...

Rising seas made the latest storm surges more potent, and newly discovered records help prove it
Mar 8, 2018
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The Boston Globe: “Weird is now the new normal,” said Andrew Pershing, chief scientific officer of the Gulf of Maine Research Institute in...

Storm-battered coastal towns assess damage to homes, businesses, roads
Mar 6, 2018
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Portland Press Herald: The storm surge pushed high tides 1.5 to 2 feet above predicted levels in Portland, peaking at 13.11 feet just...

Portland, South Portland plan to fight against climate change
Mar 4, 2018
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Portland Press Herald: Also gone would be the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, a modern building at 350 Commercial St., where Gayle...

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...

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...

Preparing for climate change: Maine coastal communities adapt or face a credit downgrade
Dec 31, 2017
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The Gulf of Maine Research Institute is working with the cities of South Portland and Portland to develop community engagement tools. It...

South Portland to study aquaculture potential of city-owned pier
Dec 25, 2017
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The city is working with the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, winning a $30,000 harbor planning grant last summer from the federally...