News of Maine's Coast and Islands
Fourteen island states gathered in the Maldives in November 1989 for the Small States Conference on Sea Level Rise.
When we plan by issue we miss the opportunity to connect the dots…
Rob Snyder, Ph.D.
The Island Institute saw the need for fishermen, specifically lobstermen, to have alternative water-based businesses to diversify their income.
Lindsay advised people to carry pepper spray if they took their animals out at night…
Donna Miller Damon
Fishermen talk about ropeless fishing as if it were science fiction, but weren’t cell phones considered the same back in the 1980s?
“We need to have the right information and it’s good to have solutions to present…”
Installing rooftop solar is like locking-in heating oil at $2 a gallon.
When philanthropist Roxanne Quimby bought the 113-acre Ocean Wood Campground on Schoodic Peninsula three years ago for $2 million, her intent was to save the land and its 3,200-feet of bold ocean frontage from development.
It’s happening. Right before our eyes. And it’s going to get worse...