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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

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...
New Report: Big Opportunity for Maine Aquaculture IndustryOct 26, 2016Press Release
PORTLAND, Maine — October 24, 2016 — A new report , prepared by The Hale Group at the direction of the Gulf of Maine Research Institute’s Aquaculture Program,...

News

5 Reasons to Eat Gulf of Maine SeafoodApr 20, 2018Blog
The clean waters of the Gulf of Maine produce an assortment of delicious, fresh seafood options. Seafood from our region is known around the world for its top...
Gulf of Maine, Explained: Sea Level RiseMar 20, 2018Blog
The Gulf of Maine occupies only a small corner of the global ocean, but it is a microcosm for changes, challenges, and opportunities arising around the world...
Gulf of Maine, Explained: The Warming Gulf of MaineFeb 14, 2018Blog
What was once a startling observation among our team of ecosystem modelers is now common knowledge: over the course of a decade, the Gulf of Maine warmed...

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...