News of Maine's Coast and Islands
Without a doubt, aquaculture is a major growth industry in the state. And it is not just about finfish. Shellfish and seaweed farming are on the rise.
Susie Arnold, Ph.D.
During drought, there is less fresh water to meet the salt…
The Gulf of Maine is one of the fastest-warming ocean ecosystems on the planet, according to scientists at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute.
To a Matinicus resident, Bajupa was more than just a way to move bait and lobster between the island and the mainland.
The surface of Mars is better mapped than is the bottom of the world’s oceans...
Two-thirds of the planet’s surface is covered by oceans, and half of that is outside the jurisdiction of national governments. So much of those high seas have yet to be explored...
Jason and Josh Joyce, cousins and life-long island residents, have been two of the first to venture into oyster farming. Their families have been on Swan’s Island for eight generations...
One contrast drawn among among the candidates came in response to a question about offshore wind turbines.
Canning began in the early 19thcentury, thanks to a French scientist’s discovery of food sterilization techniques.