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.

  • Understanding Interactions: Gulf of Maine Fisheries and Offshore Wind

    Understanding Interactions: Gulf of Maine Fisheries and Offshore Wind

    We aim to better understand how fishing activities will interact with floating offshore wind, and explore approaches for these industries to coexist alongside each other.

  • Split The Seafood Bill 2020

    Split The Seafood Bill 2020

    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 …

  • Sustainable Seafood Program

    Sustainable Seafood Program

    We work with industry leaders across the supply chain to build market demand and empower consumers to find and buy Gulf of Maine seafood. We …

  • 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. …

  • Science Communication Training

    Science Communication Training

    We've launched a world-class, joint science communication training program in partnership with the University of Southern Maine. The program teaches undergraduate students how to effectively …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • Sea to School

    Sea to School

    One of our sustainable seafood team’s goals is to increase the amount of local seafood served in public school cafeterias across New England. This work …

  • Offshore Wind Advisory Support

    Offshore Wind Advisory Support

    GMRI staff and researchers hold expertise on relevant fisheries and marine topics to inform the responsible and sustainable development of offshore wind in the Gulf …

  • Offshore Wind Program

    Offshore Wind Program

    Our offshore wind program will provide interested stakeholders with the best available information about the risks, opportunities, and uncertainties associated with offshore wind development.

  • Advancing Aquaculture

    Advancing Aquaculture

    We are working collaboratively with industry leaders, farmers, researchers, the business community, and other nonprofits to identify and pursue opportunities to expand aquaculture production. Together, …

  • Research Experience for Undergraduates

    Research Experience for Undergraduates

    At GMRI, one of nearly 700 NSF-funded REU sites across the country, we introduce students to an exciting diversity of marine and fisheries science opportunities. …