March 17, 2016
On 3/4/16, ARRT! worked with 350 Maine to project a video about the warming of the Gulf of Maine. It appeared on Mechanics' Hall on Congress Street during First Friday Art Walk. ARRT! (The Artists Rapid Response Team) is a project of the Union of Maine Visual Artists (UMVA). The Projection was done with the help of MECA and Mechanics' Hall (MCMA) and USM's Ci2 SRS. for more info, see arrteam.org
February 29, 2016
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December 21, 2015
Transactions of the American Fisheries Society:
Sea Lice Infestations of a Wild Fish Assemblage in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean
Alexander J. Jensen Gayle B. Zydlewski, Sarah Barker and Michael Pietrak
to link to this article: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00028487.2015.1091381
December 9, 2015
In November, Noah Oppenheim won the best student oral presentation award at the American Lobster in a Changing Ecosystem symposium in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.
“Forecasting the future of the American lobster in the Gulf of Maine and Southern New England: trouble on the horizon?” was the title of his talk.
In it, the University of Maine graduate student in the...
November 23, 2015
November 16, 2015
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November 16, 2015
Molly Payne Wynne, Penobscot River Restoration Trust, 207-430-0175
Elyse Kahl, University of Maine, 207-581-3747
Jennifer Goebel, NOAA Fisheries, 978-281-9175
After More than a Century, Endangered Shortnose Sturgeon Find Historic Habitat Post Dam Removal
Orono, Maine — Endangered shortnose sturgeon have rediscovered habitat in the Penobscot River that had been inaccessible to the species for more than 100...
November 16, 2015
A graduate student at the University of Maine Darling Marine Center received a Young Investigator Award Honorable Mention at the 9th Florida State University Mote Symposium in October.
Ruleo Camacho, who is a pursuing a dual master’s degree in marine biology and marine policy, presented his thesis research, “Antigua’s Community Based No-Take Reserves: Developing a...
November 10, 2015
Marine scientists warn that the future may bring more harmful algal blooms (HABs) which could threaten wildlife and the economy, but that poor scientific understanding limits long-term forecasts.
Understanding algal blooms and how they will impact society was the focus of a four-day workshop — comprised of 11 marine science researchers from around the world — held in...
November 6, 2015
Despite strict limits on cod fishing, the population in the Gulf of Maine is on the verge of collapse because waters are warming alarmingly fast.
By Phil McKenna
Oct 29, 2015
The cod crisis in the Gulf of Maine has been worsened by rising sea temperatures. Credit: Wikimedia
The number of Atlantic cod in the Gulf of Maine has hit an all-time low in recent years despite strong fishing...
October 29, 2015
By ERICA GOODE OCT. 29, 2015
Freshly-caught Gulf of Maine cod in December 2011. Marine scientists say rising temperatures in the gulf have decreased reproduction and increased mortality among Atlantic cod. Credit Gretchen Ertl for The New York Times
Rapid warming in the Gulf of Maine contributed to the collapse of cod fishing in New England, and might help explain why the cod population has failed to recover, even though fishing has largely ceased, according to a new study.