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CROWDRISE : Sep 07, 2010
Tax ID: 01-0504905
BASED: Portland, ME, United States


Our Ocean, Our Future

Nurturing Shared Understanding through Research, Education, and Community

The Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) is a place where curious people have long come together to fuel their passion for science and the ocean, where real solutions strengthen communities at the frontiers of a rapidly changing ocean, and where Maine students are inspired to investigate and learn.

We strive to be a source for science-based solutions that strengthen New England’s coastal communities and impact the learning trajectory of students in every corner of Maine. We synthesize environmental and economic research to predict change in an increasingly urban and rapidly warming ocean. We use this knowledge to support innovation and adaption on the water, in the management arena, and across the entire boat-to-plate seafood supply chain. We help communities grapple with rising sea level and increasingly severe coastal storms.

Every year, we engage 10,000+ Maine students in hands-on research experiences that ignite their curiosity, raise their career aspirations, and build problem-solving skills so they can succeed us as community leaders, business innovators, and environmental stewards. We support their teachers with professional development and standards-aligned curricula. These programs ignite student interest in science and math by connecting them with ongoing investigations of compelling questions about the world around them.

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