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GMRI is a neutral, nonprofit organization that catalyzes solutions to the complex challenges of ocean stewardship and economic growth in the Gulf of Maine bioregion. Based in Portland, Maine, GMRI utilizes a dynamic fusion of science, education, and community to effect change from multiple directions while remaining committed to its core principles of objectivity and collaboration

Press Releases

Cash Prize Awarded in Aquaculture Business Accelerator Pitch-offMay 14, 2018Press Release
PORTLAND, Maine — May 14, 2018 — Last week, a panel of business experts awarded top prize to two aquaculture entrepreneurs at a first-of-its-kind aquaculture...
Gulf of Maine Research Institute Honors Teacher for STEM ExcellenceApr 10, 2018Press Release
PORTLAND, Maine — April, 10 2018 — Last week, the Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) honored Buckfield Junior/Senior High School teacher Gretchen Kimball...
New Study: Industry Conservation Ethic Proves Critical to Gulf of Maine Lobster FisheryJan 22, 2018Press Release
PORTLAND, Maine — January 17, 2018 — A new study, led by scientists at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute and colleagues at the University of Maine and NOAA...

News

Following Fish on the MoveJun 13, 2018Tidings
As ocean temperatures change, so too does the mix of species found along the Northeast Shelf, creating both challenges and opportunities for the region’s...
Local Fish Shines at Seafood CelebrationJun 13, 2018Tidings
In April, top local chefs, scientists, seafood experts, and guests gathered for our fifth annual Gulf of Maine Seafood Celebration. Over 200 guests enjoyed an...
New Lab for LabVenture!Jun 13, 2018Tidings
On June 1, students from Bonny Eagle Middle School were the last group to experience LabVenture! in the current layout of our Cohen Center for Interactive...

Recent Press

New to Portland, a Painter Presents an Exhibition of Loss and ChangeJun 5, 2018Press Clip
Living in Portland, Dibble has become more aware of rising sea levels and issues associated with it. She spends a lot of time at the Gulf of Maine Research...
Maine Compass: Maine lobstermen’s conservation efforts an investment in the futureFeb 15, 2018Press Clip
The recently published study confirmed what Maine lobstermen have long understood: Protecting egg-bearing females and oversized lobsters is good both for the...
35 startups selected for Top Gun Maine 2018Feb 5, 2018Press Clip
The Maine Center for Entrepreneurs, the University of Maine, the Lewiston Auburn Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and the Gulf of Maine Research Institute have...