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Don't Argue Semantics: Prepare for Changes in Fishing, Housing
Aug 22, 2016
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MaineBiz: At a recent Pierce Atwood event on the impact of climate change, an attendee posed a common question: whether the term climate...

Surface to Seafloor: GMRI Researchers Lead Ecosystem Survey
Aug 15, 2016
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Most of us only get to experience the ocean as it appears to us on the surface. As for what’s below, that’s always been part of the mystery...

Why Green Crabs Are Invading the East Coast
Aug 8, 2016
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Vice Motherboard: For a long time, I was almost excited at the prospect of a warming climate in the Gulf of Maine, where I grew up and live...

Voices of the Gulf of Maine: The Educator
Jun 24, 2016
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Teachers have a truly powerful role in inspiring our next generation of scientists, leaders, and environmental stewards. We would not have...

The Power of Citizens as Scientists
Jun 22, 2016
Waypoints

There is tremendous potential in engaging the public to help gather data for science and management. Known as citizen science, efforts to...

A Do-Over for Dogfish
Jun 22, 2016
Waypoints

Dogfish, the much-maligned pillager of the Gulf of Maine ecosystem, has wreaked havoc in fishermen’s nets for years. While plentiful, the...

Looking for Answers
Jun 22, 2016
Waypoints

The start of another fishing year brings new challenges and more questions for New England’s groundfish fleet. As the effects of dwindling...

Fisherman Spotlight: Randy Cushman
Jun 22, 2016
Waypoints

Name: Randy Cushman Home Port: Port Clyde, Maine Fishing Vessel: Ella Christine Gear type(s): Otter trawl Fisheries: Groundfish, shrimp How...

Finding Maine's Shrimp with Acoustics
Jun 22, 2016
Waypoints

This winter, a group of fishermen, in collaboration with GMRI researchers, launched a new two-year inshore northern shrimp acoustic study...

Snap-A-Striper Program Seeks Help From Fishermen
Jun 22, 2016
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Bill Green's Maine: [video] Snap-a-Striper is a data collection program being run collaboratively by the Gulf of Maine Research Institute...

Voices of the Gulf of Maine: The Restaurant
Jun 14, 2016
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The cold, clean waters of the Gulf of Maine produce some of the best seafood in the world. Fine dining restaurants like Portland's own Five...

Maine Calling: The Health of the Gulf of Maine and the Oceans of the World
Jun 9, 2016
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MPBN: Ocean experts from the Gulf of Maine Research Institute and the Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences as well as journalist Colin...

Voices of the Gulf of Maine: The Lobsterman
Jun 2, 2016
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To Maine lobsterman Brian Tripp, the Gulf of Maine is deeply important. It provides income for his family, sustains his community, and...

Stripers for Science: GMRI Seeks Anglers for Research Project
May 24, 2016
Blog

Recreational anglers will tell you, pound-for-pound, few fish fight like a striped bass. A premier target of Maine sport fishermen,...

Cameras Pitched As On-board Fishing Monitors
May 10, 2016
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WBUR: Located near fishing vessels moored in Portland’s harbor, the Gulf of Maine Research Institute is a nonprofit that’s trying to...

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