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LabVenture!: 10 Years of Hands-On Science Learning
Feb 26, 2015
In the last decade, more than 90,000 kids have experienced the joys of scientific inquiry through LabVenture!. Students practice science in...
Researchers Launch Long-Term Study of Casco Bay Ecosystem
Jan 2, 2015
Long-term monitoring of an ecosystem can provide some of the most complete and important data needed to understand and manage marine...
Fishermen, Researchers Explore New Technology to Cut Costs
Jan 2, 2015
With the recent news from NOAA that Gulf of Maine cod is at 3 to 4 percent of its target levels, the importance of accurate monitoring of...
Unraveling the Mysteries of Fish Stocks
Jan 2, 2015
Fish stocks are the fundamental unit of fisheries management. Through regular assessment, managers can monitor the overall health of these...
Understanding Adaptation and Change in the Fishing Industry
Dec 29, 2014
This is a time of unprecedented challenge for New England’s fishing industry. Faced with an evolving marine ecosystem, dwindling fishery...
Scientists and Anglers Partner to Study Striped Bass
Jul 15, 2014
Scientists think that Maine’s striped bass population is made up of fish that are spawned locally and fish that migrate from more southerly...
PowerHouse Brings Climate Change Home for Maine Students
Jun 13, 2014
Global issues like climate change are challenging for adults, let alone 12-year-olds, to understand. GMRI’s newest education program,...
Securing the Sustainability of an Unregulated Fishery
May 16, 2014
Market demand for Jonah crab has more than quadrupled during the last 20 years, but the fishery still lacks a management plan to monitor...
Adapting to Our Changing Climate
Feb 14, 2014
The Gulf of Maine is steadily getting warmer, bringing significant changes to both the ecosystem and the economics of the region...
Dealers Delivering on Continuous Improvement
Feb 7, 2014
The Gulf of Maine Responsibly Harvested brand provides consumers with an easy way to identify Gulf of Maine seafood that meets science-...
New Partnership Enhances Impact Assessment
Jan 31, 2014
The mission of our science education programs is to support student’s development of “science literacy”—a complex suite of critical...
MREP expands to the Gulf of Mexico
Jan 24, 2014
While fishermen, scientists, and regulators don’t always share the same language, their long-term goal is essentially the same – make use...
Otolith Growth Patterns Shedding Light on Alewives
Jan 14, 2014
While alewives spend most of their life at sea, their early days in freshwater spawning grounds are some of the most influential of their...
Developing National Learning Standards
Jan 10, 2014
By Sarah Kirn, Education Programs Strategist While there are many opinions on what it means and how to go about it, Americans...
Report Recommends Changes to Lobstering Licenses
Jan 3, 2014
A lot has changed since the current licensing system for Maine’s lobster fishery was created almost two decades ago. Landings have almost...