Locally focused, globally relevant
We are an independent, objective nonprofit organization dedicated to the resilience of the Gulf of Maine ecosystem and the communities that depend on it. We leverage the Gulf of Maine to test and develop solutions to ocean challenges around the world. Our interdisciplinary approach combines world-class marine research with robust community and education programming to understand how natural, social, and economic systems interact.
Explore the latest stories, news, and expert insights from around the Gulf of Maine.
Gulf of Maine Warming Update: 2022 the Second-Hottest Year on Record
Over the past decade, scientists at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute have led a body of research that highlights the rapid pace of warming …
A Field Season in Photos
Explore our 2022 Field Season with a selection of our favorite photos from throughout the year. Whether tagging blue sharks offshore, seining the beaches of …
Tuna School: Crash Course on a Local Delicacy
Atlantic bluefin tuna can present some challenges for seafood consumers looking for responsibly harvested options. These highly migratory fish are a complex species to manage, …
Entrepreneurship in the Blue Economy
Chief Ventures Officer Blaine Grimes celebrates four examples of blue economy entrepreneurs making an impact in our region.