News of Maine's Coast and Islands
Rob Snyder is the president of the Island Institute. His monthly column explores the issues, ideas, and people that motivate the Institute's work.
We will have been forced to grapple with a deep accountability…
Rob Snyder, Ph.D.
Although I’d worked for Island Institute for 11 years, I was green as a CEO when I took the reins in 2013.
Issues facing the lobster industry surrounding access to bait could not have been planned for five years ago.
The conversations that took place over four days in Scotland echoed conversations here in Maine’s island and coastal communities.
We are alive in a dynamic time of struggle over what leadership means…
Monhegan’s Lyme disease saga begins with the introduction of two species…
re we reviewing our approach to engaging communities so that we include as diverse a group of people as possible?
Communities along the Maine coast have a matter of years to prepare for the climate crisis, not decades.
In 2016, nearly 65 million people were on the move as a result of wars and persecution.