Collaborative solutions to global ocean challenges

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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.

We use the best available science to predict ocean change and support the hardworking people who depend on the Gulf of Maine.

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Explore the latest stories, news, and expert insights from around the Gulf of Maine.

  • Splitting the Seafood Bill

    Splitting the Seafood Bill

    Our seafood team is leading a new promotion to support local restaurants and seafood businesses.

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  • Reflections on LabVenture Express

    Reflections on LabVenture Express

    We developed LabVenture Express to continue serving Maine students and teachers during the pandemic. Learn more about this program from LabVenture Visit Manager Jessica Antonez.

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  • Modeling Future Fisheries

    Modeling Future Fisheries

    A new research project led by Dr. Lisa Kerr aims to connect climate, fish, and fisheries models to help fisheries managers make climate-informed decisions.

    Tidings

  • Four Favorites From 2020

    Four Favorites From 2020

    Despite the challenges brought on throughout the last year, we're looking back at some of our favorite moments from 2020. These selected stories feature staff …

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