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Our New Strategic Plan
Oct 2, 2017
Tidings

Every five years, we step back from our daily work to produce a strategic plan, which provides a framework that guides our efforts for the...

GMRI Experts Lead on Climate
Oct 2, 2017
Tidings

Every four years, the federal government publishes a report called the National Climate Assessment. A team of experts from around the...

Public Workshops Explore Sea Level Rise
Oct 2, 2017
Tidings

The impacts of climate change are becoming increasingly visible in our state and across the nation. You’ve probably noticed more frequent...

Hospital Food Goes Local
Oct 2, 2017
Tidings

In modern healthcare institutions, fresh and nutritious food is an important part of the patient healing experience. One such institution...

Establishing Regional Teacher Communities
Oct 2, 2017
Tidings

For over a decade, our education team has served the students of Maine. During that time, we’ve learned that one of the best ways to...

Gulf of Maine, Explained: Otoliths
Sep 28, 2017
Blog

As you scroll through your social media feeds, you’ll see all kinds of information — often too much — about your friends. Imagine if the...

Gulf of Maine, Explained: Eating Sustainably
Aug 21, 2017
Blog

Eating sustainably can feel difficult — especially when it comes to seafood. Every day, consumers face tough choices in the grocery store...

Gulf of Maine, Explained: Anadromous Fish
Jul 31, 2017
Blog

The alewife run is one of the Gulf of Maine’s most awe-inspiring seasonal events. Every year, our rivers pulse and shimmer from bank to...

NOAA Hosts Fisheries Community Resiliency Workshop
Jul 26, 2017
Waypoints

Last month NOAA’s Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office and Northeast Fisheries Science Center convened a group of community leaders,...

GMRI Launches Educational Program Exploring Sea Level Rise Impacts In Maine
Jul 26, 2017
Waypoints

In August, GMRI will launch an educational program for the general public that addresses sea level rise in coastal Maine communities...

Gulf of Maine, Explained: Electronic Monitoring
Jun 30, 2017
Blog

It’s easy to imagine fishing as a Wild West landscape, with fishermen heading out to sea, catching as many fish as they can, and selling...

2017 McCarthy Award Winner Announced
Jun 22, 2017
Blog

Earlier this month, our education team honored Gorham Middle School teacher Angela Gospodarek with the fourth annual McCarthy Education...

New Projects Aim to Improve Stock Assessments
Jun 19, 2017
Waypoints

In 2015, GMRI convened a series of meetings of commercial and recreational fishermen, scientists, and policy representatives from across...

Another Cod Spawning Ground Confirmed Through Acoustic and Trawl Surveys
Jun 19, 2017
Waypoints

During the winter of 2015/2016, GMRI scientists collaborated with industry to study a population of cod that spawn during the late fall/...

Gulf of Maine, Explained: Trawling
Jun 13, 2017
Blog

While many of us enjoy fresh local seafood, we don’t often get to see how that fish is harvested. Trawling is one of the most common...

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