Projects

We advance our mission across all our commitments through a variety of projects designed to serve and support our stakeholders. Search and explore hundreds of projects to learn more about our on-the-ground impacts in the Gulf of Maine and beyond.

  • Nutritional Ecology of Climate Change

    Nutritional Ecology of Climate Change

    The Gulf of Maine is rapidly warming, and many marine species are shifting northward or to deeper waters as temperatures increase. However, each species moves …

  • Strategic Partners

    Strategic Partners

    GMRI is actively seeking select strategic partnerships with regional leaders in the blue tech sector to support access to capital, technical expertise, and incubation and …

  • Supporting the Development of Socioecological Literacy

    Supporting the Development of Socioecological Literacy

    This project advances efforts to better understand and promote practices that broaden access to and interest in regionally relevant science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) …

  • Revealing the Systemic Impacts of LabVenture

    Revealing the Systemic Impacts of LabVenture

    This research project investigates the short-term and long-term impacts of the LabVenture program on Maine’s students, families, and learning communities in terms of their perception …

  • Teaching and Learning Ecosystem Modeling

    Teaching and Learning Ecosystem Modeling

    This research project investigates the development of middle-school students’ understandings and practices of modeling in the context of investigations of variability and change in ecosystems. …

  • LabVenture

    LabVenture

    Each year, GMRI hosts nearly 10,000 Maine middle schoolers in its LabVenture program — a hands-on, interactive, authentic investigation of current research on the Gulf …

  • GMRI Home Delivery

    GMRI Home Delivery

    To adapt to modern challenges we created the GMRI Home Delivery program to provide teachers, students, and parents with virtual education options. All of the …

  • Split The Seafood Bill Campaign

    Split The Seafood Bill Campaign

    In support of our Culinary Partners (and ultimately our local coastal communities), we launched a campaign offering to split the cost of takeout or dine-in …

  • Finding Responsibly Harvested Seafood Near You

    Finding Responsibly Harvested Seafood Near You

    GMRI is proud to have a range of retailers, universities, schools, hospitals, and corporate dining facilities participating in the Gulf of Maine Responsibly Harvested program. …

  • Verifying Responsible Harvest

    Verifying Responsible Harvest

    The Gulf of Maine Responsibly Harvested label highlights seafood that meets important criteria around responsible harvest. To verify a species, GMRI develops assessment reports with …

  • The Maine Aquaculturist

    The Maine Aquaculturist

    The Maine Aquaculturist, an aquaculture knowledge portal, is a comprehensive, accessible, and practical information portal that assists commercial aquaculture businesses in understanding and utilizing business-relevant …

  • Fishery Improvement Projects

    Fishery Improvement Projects

    Fishery improvement projects (FIPs) use the power of the private sector to drive changes in a fishery. These projects are a unique example of seafood …