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Teacher Recognized for Innovation
Jul 30, 2014
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GMRI presented Pat Parent, a teacher at Massabesic Middle School, with our first annual Kevin McCarthy Education Innovation Award this...

Researchers Launch Long-Term, Comprehensive Casco Bay Study
Jul 30, 2014
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This is a time of great change for the Gulf of Maine. Over the last 40 years, our waters have seen drastic declines in groundfish, an...

GMRI Selects New Chief Scientist
Apr 26, 2014
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Dr. Andrew Pershing has been chosen to lead GMRI’s research team as our new Chief Scientific Officer. Andy has worked at GMRI for eight...

Building Robust Groundfish Sectors
Apr 8, 2014
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It's been almost four years since New England's groundfishing fleet underwent a seismic shift in management that created fishing...

Seafood Brand Evaluates its Impact
Apr 8, 2014
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Gulf of Maine seafood competes in a massive global marketplace one in which the United States imports 91% of its seafood. Two years ago,...

PowerHouse Students Reach Out to Community with Video PSAs
Mar 26, 2014
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Bath Middle School students held a special event in December to unveil video public service announcements (PSAs) based on our newest...

Anglers Partner with Scientists to Examine Striper Population
Nov 1, 2013
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A dramatic decline in Maine's striped bass population has left both scientists and recreational anglers wondering about the causes. This...

Different Fishery, Similar Challenges
Nov 1, 2013
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The UK fishing industry recently provided GMRI with an opportunity to apply our convening expertise to the other side of the pond. Working...

In Recognition of a Friend and Supporter: Nancy ‘Nan’ Sawyer
Nov 1, 2013
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Nancy “Nan” Sawyer, one of GMRI’s most ardent supporters, passed away July 4. A dear friend to GMRI’s staff, Nan spent many years as a...

Warm Waters Bring New Species
Nov 1, 2013
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Climate change has made the Gulf of Maine less hospitable to many cold-water species, such as cod and northern shrimp. New species from...

Teachers Leverage LabVenture!
Nov 1, 2013
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Teachers Leverage LabVenture! Students’ immersive LabVenture! experience provides educators with a powerful springboard for continued...

New Partnership with UMaine Enhances GMRI Assessment
Jun 1, 2013
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While traditional science education focuses on memorization of facts and figures, modern goals center on the development of “science...

Groundfish Cuts Underscore Value of Multifaceted Approach
Jun 1, 2013
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This spring’s drastic reduction to groundfish fishing limits signaled that several key Gulf of Maine fisheries are in crisis and dealt a...

Reductions Drive Need to Do More with Less
Jun 1, 2013
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A changing ecosystem, dwindling resources, and global competition have combined to make 2013 one of New England’s most challenging...

NERACOOS Launches New Climate Data Display
Jun 1, 2013
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The Northeastern Regional Association of Coastal and Ocean Observing System (NERACOOS) launched a new data visualization tool this spring,...

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