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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...

Gulf of Maine, Explained: The Warming Gulf of Maine
Feb 14, 2018
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What was once a startling observation among our team of ecosystem modelers is now common knowledge: over the course of a decade, the Gulf...

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...

New Study: Industry Conservation Ethic Proves Critical to Gulf of Maine Lobster Fishery
Jan 22, 2018
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PORTLAND, Maine — January 17, 2018 — A new study, led by scientists at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute and colleagues at the...

Boston Conference Draws Seafood Experts
Jan 4, 2018
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In early December, GMRI partnered with the Museum of Science to co-host a two-day conference in Boston. Together, the organizations...

New Year, New LabVenture!
Jan 4, 2018
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Every new year brings change, but 2018 will be truly transformative for our cornerstone education program. Next fall, we will unveil a...

Research Team Mussels Up
Jan 4, 2018
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Blue mussels have been noticeably less abundant in Casco Bay during recent years. Warming waters, invasive species such as green crabs, and...

Local Pier Effort Kicks Off
Jan 4, 2018
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In November, the City of South Portland announced a new effort to evaluate how the city-owned Portland Street Pier could best support the...

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...

Rising seas endanger Maine toxic waste sites, analysis warns
Dec 22, 2017
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The Gulf of Maine Research Institute has compiled data and developed an online tool that shows how much of low-lying areas along the Maine...

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