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Floating the idea of more Maine shellfish, everywhere
Jun 10, 2018
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Portland Press Herald: Domestically, demand for oysters will outpace supply through 2026, according to a study prepared by The Hale Group...

Couple launches Portland food tours with an educational twist
Jun 8, 2018
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MaineBiz: The next step was doing the research for the educational content, which they did in partnership with over a dozen nonprofit and...

New to Portland, a Painter Presents an Exhibition of Loss and Change
Jun 5, 2018
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MaineToday: Living in Portland, Dibble has become more aware of rising sea levels and issues associated with it. She spends a lot of time...

Gulf of Maine, Explained: Fisheries Acoustics
May 30, 2018

In the vast depths of the Gulf of Maine, concentrated patches of organisms punctuate long empty stretches. This can create some challenges...

Portland startup wins $25K prize in Thursday's Top Gun Showcase finals
May 25, 2018
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Mainebiz: Top Gun is the annual program for competitively selected entrepreneurs sponsored by the Maine Center for Entrepreneurs and its...

Calling All Anglers: Another Year of Striper Science
May 17, 2018

It’s the middle of May in Maine, which means local anglers are eagerly awaiting the arrival of striped bass in our coastal waters. Stripers...

Two Winners in Aquaculture Business Accelerator Pitch-Off
May 15, 2018
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The Lincoln County News: The pitch-off event was the culmination of an intensive 15-week aquaculture business development program, which...

Cash Prize Awarded in Aquaculture Business Accelerator Pitch-off
May 14, 2018
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PORTLAND, Maine — May 14, 2018 — Last week, a panel of business experts awarded top prize to two aquaculture entrepreneurs at a first-of-...

Range of options, costs possible for South Portland pier project
May 2, 2018
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The Forecaster: Four designs were presented to stakeholders at an April 30 meeting, ranging in cost from $900,000 to $12 million to revamp...

Gulf of Maine researchers offer science, education, community
Apr 30, 2018
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WMTW Channel 8, Video: In this week's Hometown Maine, WMTW News 8's Steve Minich takes us inside the Gulf of Maine Research Institute,...

Portland institute's seafood bash all about local fisheries, species
Apr 24, 2018
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The Forecaster: Encouraging people to support local fisheries and eat sustainably harvested seafood are just two of the goals behind the...

5 Reasons to Eat Gulf of Maine Seafood
Apr 20, 2018

The clean waters of the Gulf of Maine produce an assortment of delicious, fresh seafood options. Seafood from our region is known around...

Unity College providing fresh, local fish
Apr 11, 2018
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WABI 5 Video: "We order sustainable Gulf of Maine Research Institute seafood,” explained Assistant Dining Director Jenny MacArthur. “It...

Gulf of Maine Research Institute Honors Teacher for STEM Excellence
Apr 10, 2018
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PORTLAND, Maine — April, 10 2018 — Last week, the Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) honored Buckfield Junior/Senior High School...

Kids changing the future of the Gulf of Maine
Apr 1, 2018
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Bangor Daily News: “Maine coastal communities rely heavily on the Gulf of Maine as an economic driver, for recreation, and just as a way of...