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Research Team Mussels Up
Jan 4, 2018
Tidings

Blue mussels have been noticeably less abundant in Casco Bay during recent years. Warming waters, invasive species such as green crabs, and...

Local Pier Effort Kicks Off
Jan 4, 2018
Tidings

In November, the City of South Portland announced a new effort to evaluate how the city-owned Portland Street Pier could best support the...

Boston Conference Draws Seafood Experts
Jan 4, 2018
Tidings

In early December, GMRI partnered with the Museum of Science to co-host a two-day conference in Boston. Together, the organizations...

New Year, New LabVenture!
Jan 4, 2018
Tidings

Every new year brings change, but 2018 will be truly transformative for our cornerstone education program. Next fall, we will unveil a...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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