In Maine’s shellfish aquaculture, it is believed to be harder for women and minorities to get loans from banks to start their businesses.
Waters in the Northeast and Gulf of Maine are warming and rising faster than most, adding fuel to storms that pass through.
After a devastating year caused in large part by climate change, a rapid resurgence in 2022 has research teams ecstatic.
Maine’s connection to its dwindling paper industry makes the relationship between a paper mill and a dam a delicate political issue in this election year.
The model devised by researchers involves farming kelp far offshore, then transporting it out even farther to “sink sites” in deep water.
The U.S. EPA has issued a notice to Maine that the state missed a deadline to submit plans to reduce air pollution in Acadia National Park.
The University of Maine is studying how mounting solar panels in wild blueberry patches will affect income and production. The plants rebounded well from construction but so far show signs of producing fewer berries.
The eels take about seven months to two years to reach full size in a facility, compared to between five and 30 years in the wild.
As sea levels rise, the ocean is coming ever closer to the freshwater aquifers and fractures from which nearly half of Maine’s residents draw water for drinking, bathing and cooking.
The Washington County tremors are not dangerous, but they could teach seismologists something about how earthquakes form.
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