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Why Green Crabs Are Invading the East Coast
Aug 8, 2016
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Vice Motherboard: For a long time, I was almost excited at the prospect of a warming climate in the Gulf of Maine, where I grew up and live...

Snap-A-Striper Program Seeks Help From Fishermen
Jun 22, 2016
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Bill Green's Maine: [video] Snap-a-Striper is a data collection program being run collaboratively by the Gulf of Maine Research Institute...

Maine Calling: The Health of the Gulf of Maine and the Oceans of the World
Jun 9, 2016
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MPBN: Ocean experts from the Gulf of Maine Research Institute and the Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences as well as journalist Colin...

Cameras Pitched As On-board Fishing Monitors
May 10, 2016
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WBUR: Located near fishing vessels moored in Portland’s harbor, the Gulf of Maine Research Institute is a nonprofit that’s trying to...

Misunderstood Pollock Key to New England Seafood's Future
May 9, 2016
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Associated Press: It might not be time yet to rechristen Cape Cod as Cape Pollock, but the humble fish is staking its claim. The Atlantic...

Helping Fishermen Catch What They Want, and Nothing Else
May 2, 2016
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WCAI radio program, Living Laboratory: "Steve Eayrs, a research scientist at Gulf of Maine Research Institute, has worked with...

Maine Lobstermen Bracing for Early Season
Apr 15, 2016
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MPBN: A warm winter has Maine’s lobster industry bracing for an early start to the spring molting season. Scientists say it is likely to...

Dogfish for Dinner? Maine Sustainable Seafood Steps up to the Plate
Apr 11, 2016
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Now in its third year, the annual Gulf of Maine Seafood Celebration held at GMRI’s headquarters on the Portland waterfront honors these...

Warm Waters off Maine Point to Repeat of "Ocean Heat Wave"
Mar 21, 2016
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Portland Press Herald: With the United States coming off the warmest winter on record, scientists are monitoring the Gulf of Maine for a...

At College Campuses, It's Sustainable Seafood 101
Mar 8, 2016
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Boston Globe: At UMass Amherst’s Hampshire Dining Commons, one of many places to eat on campus, there is always a selection of seafood...

4 Simple Steps You Can Take to Eat Sustainable Seafood
Mar 8, 2016
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Boston Globe: Look for labels and information. The Gulf of Maine Responsibly Harvested label ( www.gmri.org ) assures consumers that the...

Warm Ocean Could Mean Early Boom in 2016 Lobster Catch
Mar 4, 2016
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Associated Press: Maine's lobster catches will likely peak early this year, which could mean an abundance of cheap lobster for consumers...

At Annual Forum Fishermen Grapple with El Nino's Effect on Lobster
Mar 4, 2016
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Maine Public Broadcasting (MPBN): “With this El Nino, this crazy mild winter — let’s face it, we’re going to have some shedders, probably...

Climate Change Poses Threat to Fish Stocks, Study Finds
Feb 11, 2016
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Boston Globe: Over the coming decades, dozens of marine species from the Carolinas to New England will be threatened by the warming,...

Gulf of Maine Fishermen Face Warming ‘Double Whammy’
Jan 13, 2016
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Climate Central: The changes projected by NOAA’s model were published last week in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. They...

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