Darling Marine Center news

Wiscasset Newspaper highlights new assistant professor at Darling

The Wiscasset Newspaper shared a media release about the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center in Walpole welcoming its newest member: Meg Estapa. “My time here as a grad student showed me that midcoast Maine is a great place to live,” said Estapa, a libra assistant professor of chemical oceanography with UMaine’s School of Marine […]

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Wiscasset Newspaper reports on construction at Darling Marine Center

Wiscasset Newspaper picked up a Darling Marine Center (DMC) news release about the waterfront improvement projects now underway at DMC. Planned construction includes upgrading the flowing seawater system, renovating the oldest seawater laboratory and replacing the Center’s main pier. “Amid all the challenges people are facing right now, we’re grateful for the support of the […]

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Darling Marine Center interns: Summer science stories

This summer, eight research interns from the University of Maine, Bates College and Brandeis University collaborated with UMaine scientists based at the Darling Marine Center. Some worked remotely, while other students were out in the field and on UMaine research vessels, collecting data on our changing ocean as part of their capstone and thesis projects.  […]

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Phys.org highlights Leslie collaboration study

Phys.org reported on a study co-authored by Heather Leslie, director of the University of Maine Darling Marine Center, that highlights the importance of formal and informal collaborations in sustainable fisheries management. The study was published in the peer-reviewed journal Marine Policy.

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Researcher processing a clam in Mexico

Potential for fisheries co-management shaped by interplay between formal, informal fisheries institutions, UMaine researchers find

Integrating local norms and fishermen’s knowledge into fisheries regulations helps increase trust in fisheries management institutions and can make it easier for co-management to work.  That was a discovery of University of Maine researchers Kara Pellowe and Heather Leslie, who looked at the interplay between formal and informal institutions and the implications for the co-management […]

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Media report on lobster health tracking innovation

News Center Maine, WABI (Channel 5), WVII (Channel 7), Mainebiz and New Atlas picked up a University of Maine news story about the Lobster Institute’s efforts to reduce mortality among lobsters as they move through the supply chain from capture to consumer. UMaine researchers are working with scientists at St. Joseph’s College and Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve and with lobster […]

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