They probably laughed at Noah when he began preparing for the coming flood by building a really big boat. But for anyone who has lived through the destructive power of rising waters, the impacts are quite serious. There are plenty of recent witnesses to the devastation storms cause—those in New Orleans who survived Hurricane Katrina,
Graham Shimmield, executive director and president of the Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, will present his talk “Challenging Times & Changing Oceans” on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 7-8:30 p.m. at the Camden Public Library. This event is free and open to all. During the 20th century alone, the population in the world has grown from 1.65
As part of the Island Institute’s WeatherBlur program, North Haven Community School students are using a special lobster trap on their island to gauge the populations of various species in the ocean. They are especially interested in invasive green crabs, the population of which has increased sharply in recent years.
Like that patch of lawn that never quite gets green, Washington County continues to frustrate those who want to see this corner of Maine thrive. And though it has its challenges, it should be able to thrive. It’s not for lack of trying. Local and statewide leaders have tried to improve its economic fate in
Archipelago Fine Arts gallery opens a new show on Friday, Nov. 1, with a public reception 5-8 p.m. at 386 Main Street in Rockland. The third annual CRAFTS of the Land and Sea show features recent work by Janice Armstrong, Jeff Barrett, Andrea Schmidt Cough, Stephanie Crossman, Patricia Flynn, Susan Garry, Angus MacPhail, Jim Miller
UMaine is proposing the deployment of two full-scale floating wind turbines in the approved test site south of Monhegan Island and connection of those turbines to the power grid on the main land near New Harbor. The informational meetings are being organized as an informal presentation to allow time for discussion of questions and concerns
STONINGTON — Penobscot East Resource Center will hold a seminar on Saturday, Oct. 5 at its office to compare its work with fishing communities to manage resources with experiences around the world. Prof. Bob Pomeroy, a leading expert on small-scale fisheries at the University of Connecticut and principal scientist at the Fish Center in Penang,
Few question the repaving of Route 1, the upgrading of sewer lines or the expansion of fiber optic communication lines. We understand that such infrastructure is necessary to support a thriving economy. Sure, a proposal to widen the Maine Turnpike in Southern Maine 20 years ago was met with an organized opposition and actually defeated