Mary E Placed on National Register of Historic Places

18/11/2019 - On Sept. 30, 2019, the 1906 schooner Mary E, Maine Maritime Museum’s flagship and the oldest Maine-built fishing schooner still sailing, was entered in the National Register of Historic Places by the National Park Service, Department of the Interior. This recognition confirms the museum’s commitment to preserving the iconic vessel. Left… SEE MORE

New York Scallop Season A Disaster

18/11/2019 - By Dan Nosowitz. Scallop season in the Northeast opened this past week, with fishermen in New York and New England heading out to find small, succulent bay scallops. The results of the early fishing have been what you might generously called “mixed.” In Massachusetts, fishermen off Martha’s Vineyard have seen… SEE MORE
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Lifejacket Vans Adding Additional Ports

23/10/2019 - The Lifejackets for Lobstermen Project announced that they are adding a few additional ports before ending the Lifejacket Vans dockside visits for the season. Massachusetts Ports Provincetown: October 25 & 28 Chatham: October 29 Boston: October 30 & 31, November 1 Beverly: November 4 Rockport: November 5 Maine Ports Stonington:… SEE MORE
Projected impact of climate change on agricultural yields by the 2080s.

Weather Channel to Host Its Own Climate Forum with Presidential Candidates

23/10/2019 - By Dino Grandoni. First it was CNN. Then MSNBC. Now even the Weather Channel wants to ask presidential candidates about climate change. The weather news network — better known for tracking hurricanes than following political campaigns — is set to air an hour-long prime-time special of interviews with nine 2020 White House hopefuls focused on how… SEE MORE