Marine Sciences

Stancioff cited in VillageSoup report of efforts to address rising sea levels

VillageSoup cited Esperanza Stancioff, a University of Maine Cooperative Extension professor, in reporting on efforts to help coastal communities address climate change and rising sea levels in Waldo County. Stancioff is a member of the group Collaborating Toward Climate Solutions (CTCS), which includes researchers from Bowdoin College, the University of Maine at Machias, the Maine […]

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Ellsworth American reports on fitness trackers for lobsters

The Ellsworth American reported on a project led by the University of Maine Lobster Institute to prototype miniature fitness trackers for lobsters and devices to monitor the quality of their shipping conditions as part of an initiative to reduce stress points and improve survival in the lobster supply chain for the Maine lobster industry. “The […]

Read more promotes Leslie’s coastal ecosystems talk April 28 advanced a virtual presentation by Heather Leslie, director of the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center, at 6:30 p.m. April 28. The talk, which is hosted by the Bailey Library in Winthrop, is the fourth in a yearlong series celebrating Maine women. More information about the event is online.

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News Center speaks with Steneck about ‘Seaspiracy’ documentary

News Center Maine talked with Robert Steneck, a professor of marine biology at the University of Maine, about the Netflix documentary “Seaspiracy.” According to Steneck, the film lacks balance as it does not address the varied challenges to fishing around the globe or local regulations intended to address sustainability.

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BDN, advance alternative seafood networks talk

The Bangor Daily News and advanced a talk about how alternative seafood networks can support resilient fishing communities hosted by the Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions at the University of Maine from 3–4 p.m. on Monday, April 19. Visit the event webpage to for more information and to register.

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