The commission formed by the Legislature will hold its first meeting Friday at UMaine’s Darling Marine Center in Walpole. By Kelley Bouchard, Staff Writer Portland Press Herald news story Leading scientists will brief Maine’s new ocean acidification commission on challenges facing the state’s coastal fisheries when the panel meets for the first time Friday at Read More
South Harpswell sunrise on May 14th. These are third-generation fisherman Adam Leclair’s buoys. – Photo by Sue Nelson of Harpswell, Maine To see past My Maine This Week photos, or to submit a photo of your own to be featured on our website, please visit www.nrcm.org/our-maine/my-maine-this-week.
by Elery Keene Kennebec Journal op-ed The Sustain Mid Maine Coalition held its fifth annual meeting on Jan. 25, celebrating five years of work by volunteers trying to reduce consumption of fossil fuels and prevent the worst effects of global climate change because too much carbon dioxide is being put into the air. We already Read More
by Will Graff The Forecaster news story FREEPORT —Clammer Clint Goodenow motored his skiff up to a small, white buoy in the Harraseeket River Monday afternoon and began pulling up yards of rope from the bay floor below. After reaching the end of the rope, he leaned over the side of the boat and plunged Read More
by Don Carrigan WCSH-6 TV news story PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — Leaders of Maine’s lobster industry joined restaurant owners and scientists on Monday to warn that global climate change poses a threat to Maine’s lobster population. They say climate change is causing the water of the Gulf of Maine to become warmer, and that Read More
Oh, go jump in the ocean! Right. That’s what I’ll be doing at noon this New Year’s Eve. I’ll be at East End Beach in Portland trying to convince myself it’s a hot, summer day as I run into the icy waters with almost 200 other wild and crazy people who love Maine’s environment. We’re all Read More
NRCM’s Todd Martin and Abby King have a friendly rivalry going related to their participation in our annual Polar Dip and Dash. There is an ongoing debate at NRCM’s office as to who will be the most “Bold in the Cold” at our annual NRCM Polar Dip & Dash on Monday, December 31st in Portland. Read More