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Improvements sought for South Portland's working waterfront
Mar 22, 2018
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Mainebiz: At a meeting hosted by the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, fishermen told Assistant City Manager Joshua Reny their main...

Fishermen: South Portland pier 'just needs a shave, haircut'
Mar 21, 2018
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The Forecaster: Chris Vonderweidt, GMRI aquaculture program manager, said the organization supports local fishermen and aquaculture farmers...

Gulf of Maine, Explained: Sea Level Rise
Mar 20, 2018

The Gulf of Maine occupies only a small corner of the global ocean, but it is a microcosm for changes, challenges, and opportunities...

NO FLUKE: Fishermen schooled on ecosystem-based management
Mar 9, 2018
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The Sun Chronicle: The Marine Resource Education Program (MREP) conducted the workshop at the Fairfield Inn in New Bedford. It was...

Rising seas made the latest storm surges more potent, and newly discovered records help prove it
Mar 8, 2018
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The Boston Globe: “Weird is now the new normal,” said Andrew Pershing, chief scientific officer of the Gulf of Maine Research Institute in...

Storm-battered coastal towns assess damage to homes, businesses, roads
Mar 6, 2018
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Portland Press Herald: The storm surge pushed high tides 1.5 to 2 feet above predicted levels in Portland, peaking at 13.11 feet just...

Portland, South Portland plan to fight against climate change
Mar 4, 2018
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Portland Press Herald: Also gone would be the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, a modern building at 350 Commercial St., where Gayle...

Maine Compass: Maine lobstermen’s conservation efforts an investment in the future
Feb 15, 2018
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The recently published study confirmed what Maine lobstermen have long understood: Protecting egg-bearing females and oversized lobsters is...

Gulf of Maine, Explained: The Warming Gulf of Maine
Feb 14, 2018

What was once a startling observation among our team of ecosystem modelers is now common knowledge: over the course of a decade, the Gulf...

35 startups selected for Top Gun Maine 2018
Feb 5, 2018
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The Maine Center for Entrepreneurs, the University of Maine, the Lewiston Auburn Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and the Gulf of Maine...

Gulf of Maine has coolest year since 2011 but still growing warmer
Feb 1, 2018
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Last year was one the coolest so far this decade for the Gulf of Maine, but the body of water continues its trend toward higher...

New Study: Industry Conservation Ethic Proves Critical to Gulf of Maine Lobster Fishery
Jan 22, 2018
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PORTLAND, Maine — January 17, 2018 — A new study, led by scientists at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute and colleagues at the...

Research Concludes Maine Conservation Technique Helped Drive Lobster Population Boom
Jan 22, 2018
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Lobster conservation techniques pioneered by Maine fishermen helped drive a population boom that's led to record landings this century...

New Year, New LabVenture!
Jan 4, 2018

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

Research Team Mussels Up
Jan 4, 2018

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