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Since 1983, the Island Institute has employed a wide range of individuals, including photographers, artists, policy experts, and others, all in the name of maintaining the viability of the fifteen year-round island communities in the Gulf of Maine. They have become well-known for their outreach efforts, and their website will be of great value to anyone interested in this region, or how various island communities remain economically, culturally, and ecologically sustainable. Resources located on the Institute's homepage include information about fellowship opportunities and links to full and annual reports on the Atlantic herring spawning project. Visitors who are hoping to get a sense of the flavor of this unique region should definitely peruse their monthly publication, "The Working Waterfront." Recent articles include opinion pieces on fish hatcheries, the lobster business, and news profiles of local islanders.

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  • Health > General
  • Science > General
  • Science > Earth Science
  • Science > Ecology
  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > Sociology
  • Social Studies > State History

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    Social studies -- Sociology,Social studies -- State history,NSDL,Science,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120928114244200T,Life Science,Science -- Ecology,Health -- Family life,Health,Science -- Earth science,Social studies,Geoscience,Social Sciences,NSDL_SetSpec_internetscout

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    English

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