News of Maine's Coast and Islands
Maine’s 3,500-mile coast continues to be the fastest developing part of the state.
“We’re moving in the right direction. It’s not easy and it’s not quick.”
By Tom Walsh
The prose is an engaging blend of biology and storytelling...
Sediment fines, sticky with mercury, remain in the estuary rather than flowing directly out to sea.
“We could fish these crabs forever and they’re not going away.” —Nicole Twohig
Lobsters have sophisticated internal compasses that allow them to use the Earth’s magnetic field…
Penrose and her friends used sticks and brushes to scrape dirt from the wing-like vertebrae.
A drop of water in Lake Superior could take anywhere from 173 to 191 years to work through the system.