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El Niño, Explained: Mild Winters, Warmer Water, and Lobster Landings
Feb 18, 2016
Blog

In this week's blog post, Chief Scientific Officer Andy Pershing drops by to explain El Niño and how it affects us in the Gulf of Maine...

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...

Sea Turtles Stranded on Cape Shores Later Than Ever
Jan 4, 2016
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Boston Globe: Endangered sea turtles are washing up on the shores of Cape Cod later this winter than ever before, reflecting another sign...

Three Great LabVenture! Moments in 2015
Dec 30, 2015
Blog

It’s always a blast to hear the kids shout “Complex Systems!” before they start their LabVenture!. But we also love to hear from our...

Maine Teachers Learn with GMRI
Dec 30, 2015
Tidings

This year, our Education team engaged Maine teachers with new opportunities to bring authentic science experiences to their students. Many...

Fish Tank Workshop a Success
Dec 30, 2015
Tidings

In November, over 70 fishermen, scientists, and managers gathered in Plymouth, MA for Taking Stock: A Workshop to Collaboratively Improve...

Sodexo Relationship Supports Local Seafood
Dec 30, 2015
Tidings

This summer, global food service management company Sodexo announced a new commitment to support the region’s seafood economy by working...

GMRI Researchers Published in Science Magazine
Dec 30, 2015
Tidings

In October, Chief Scientific Officer Andy Pershing and his colleagues were published in perhaps the most prominent scientific journal in...

NASA Grant Provides $6.5 Million for Science Literacy
Dec 29, 2015
Tidings

This fall, NASA committed $6.5 million – the largest grant in our organization’s history – to GMRI and a set of significant national...

Warm Weather Extends Maine’s Lobster Season
Dec 28, 2015
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NPR: The unusually warm weather in New England has made for an unusually long lobstering season in Maine. Andy Pershing, the chief...

Gulf of Maine Research Institute to Study Fishing Communities’ Climate Vulnerability
Dec 16, 2015
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Associated Press: The Gulf of Maine Research Institute in Portland will get $1.3 million in federal money to investigate fishing...

From Trap to Plate, Maine Lobster Distribution is a Complex System
Dec 14, 2015
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Mainebiz: Trends show the lobster resource is shifting east, possibly due to the warming ocean temperature... According to the Gulf of...

Searching for Shrimp: A New Acoustic Study at GMRI
Dec 4, 2015
Blog

“…like finding a needle in a haystack.” It’s the go-to cliché for a difficult search. But marine scientists might challenge a frustrated...

Pershing Paper Gets National Attention
Nov 2, 2015
Blog

In October, GMRI Chief Scientific Officer Andy Pershing and his colleagues were published in perhaps the most prominent scientific journal...

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