Stories:

  • NEWS
    How one Tiny Maine Island Prepares Budding Scientists for a Warmer World [BDN]
    Though it has been consistently occupied for nearly 200 years, this small, treeless island 20 miles off the coast of Maine has never been all that habitable to humans and is expected to become even less so. With the Gulf of Maine warming faster than most oceans around the world, College of the Atlantic’s remote research station is on the front lines of climate change.
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    Remote Islands Think out of the Box to Fight Depopulation [Japan Times]
    As Japan as a whole struggles with a rapidly aging and declining population, some of its remote islands are taking bold steps to rejuvenate themselves, attracting both young people and tourists. The town of Osakikamijima is trying to lure a branch campus of the College of the Atlantic in Maine.
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    Humpback Whale Baby Boom Near Antarctica [New York Times]
    College of the Atlantic Steven K. Katona Chair in Marine Sciences Dr. Sean Todd says that his first-hand observations agree with findings that humpbacks who live and breed in the southern oceans near Antarctica appear to be making a comeback, but that many dangers still lurk.