- January 11, 2016
In order to save money, Maine’s island and remote coastal businesses seek energy efficiency. Potts Harbor Lobster of Harpswell gets 44% of their energy from solar panels.
- December 22, 2015
Islands are often the first to feel negative effects of climate change. But we can also look to islands to find inspiration for lowering emissions on a community scale.
- December 21, 2015
Who wants to grow mussels, kelp, or oysters in Maine’s waters?
- December 8, 2015
When visitors from Michigan's Beaver Island visited Vinalhaven, Karen Burns found that no matter where they're from, islanders have a lot in common.
- November 25, 2015
Help island homes stay warm this winter (and every winter to come!)
- November 13, 2015
“I decided, after reading about the 15 Maine Islands, that we’re most similar to Matinicus,” said AlexAnna Salmon, Village Council President of Igiugig, Alaska and speaker at the Island Energy Conference.
- November 11, 2015
Are you in search of buoyant stories from Maine’s island and remote coastal communities about economic stability and resilience? The Island Institute’s Economic Development staff welcome you to this new resource for island and coastal small businesses.
- November 6, 2015
A story of the Island Teachers Conference
- October 15, 2015
How to translate lessons from an island in Denmark back to Maine? After a year spent implementing energy efficiency efforts here on Peaks, five learnings have helped Sam Saltonstall stay focused on island energy work.