This image from the National Fisherman photo collection at the Penobscot Marine Museum in Searsport shows men harvesting herring

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The last sardine run—a childhood foretelling

Excerpted from Fighting Pollution and Climate Change: An EPA Veteran’s Guide, How to Join in Saving our Life on Planet Earth,by Richard W. Emory Jr.; www.fightingpollutionbook.com;BookLocker Publishing, December 2019 By Richard Emory Jr. At the sounding of the horn, some women—permanent residents of our little town—grabbed their sharpest knives and rushed out… SEE MORE

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Coast offers climate mitigation potential

By Susie Arnold Determining Maine’s carbon budget is a key first step in meeting Gov. Janet Mill’s 2019 pledge of achieving carbon neutrality by 2045. Recent estimates coming out of the Maine Climate Council point to an under-recognized asset in the quest to becoming “carbon neutral”—vegetated coastal ecosystems. Carbon neutrality… SEE MORE