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Toward Sustainability Foundation

2017 Gulf Of Maine Institute, 501(c)(3)

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GOMI Journal: 

Learning to Steward the Gulf

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“They just boil out of the water”- Maine Clammer Clint Goodenow [1] speaks for many clammers across the Gulf of Maine. The growing population of the Carcinus maenas or green crab along the coast of the Gulf of Maine has created many new issues for native ma...

When we were twelve years old, 

we were never told  

that the Earth as we know it might no longer be home. 

On hot summer days 

we would play with the hose, 

watch the water’s endless stream flow  

Unaware that it wouldn’t go 

On forever. 

Beach days after four o’clo...

May 9, 2019

Close your eyes 

Because I want you to realize what’s happened 

Interpret what will become 

So close your eyes 

Feel the ocean  

The lack of commotion 

Waves rocking you  

I bet you’re not even thinking of the harsh reality stalking you. 

Now open your eyes 

The mello...

November 23, 2018

Congratulations to Bryan Smith fourth grade science teacher, Bethlehem Elementary School, Bethlehem, NH for being awarded a State of New Hampshire  award for excellence in science teaching.

Many of the lessons and projects submitted in the application process were proj...

November 18, 2018

GOMI acknowledges all the contributions of the students, teachers, scientists, nonprofit partners and donors who have made this past year productive and successful!  Our participants share their knowledge and experiences locally and regionally in a variety of forums....

November 18, 2018

“Swirling Currents: Controversy, Compromise and Dynamic Coastal Change” by Sandy Macfarlane.  

In this ambitious, but very readable book, Sandy Macfarlane documents the challenges of coastal resource management.  Through a series of case studies, she tackles many o...

November 18, 2018

The eastern coyote is an animal very common to Massachusetts, yet the public knowledge of this animal is very limited, and as a result they are often viewed as a nuisance that should be eradicated when in reality they are a an incredibly amazing species that deserves t...

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