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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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    Rising Seas | New England Climate Change [Yankee Magazine]
    In the morning fog the captain moors his boat, Osprey. We can’t see Great Duck Island, which is only 250 feet away. The 46-foot boat, which belongs to College of the Atlantic, is bringing professor John Anderson and four students back to the island this morning, 16 miles from Bar Harbor, Maine, to continue their bird research.
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    As Seas Warm, Whales Face New Dangers [New York Times]
    From the top of the six-story lighthouse, water stretches beyond the horizon in every direction. A foghorn bleats twice at 22-second intervals, interrupting the endless chatter of herring gulls. At least twice a day, researchers with College of the Atlantic’s Allied Whale climb steps and ladders and crawl through a modest glass doorway to scan the surrounding sea, looking for the distinctive spout of a whale.

Events:

October 4th, 2018

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    4
    Maine educators learn about new ways to teach in rural island locations at the annual Island Teachers Conference.

    Island Teachers Conference

    5:00pm, University of Maine Hutchinson Center Educators from the Maine coast and beyond explore place and project-based learning through collaboration, creative expression, social issues, STEM education, and more.

October 5th, 2018

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    5
    Maine educators learn about new ways to teach in rural island locations at the annual Island Teachers Conference.

    Island Teachers Conference

    12:00am, University of Maine Hutchinson Center Educators from the Maine coast and beyond explore place and project-based learning through collaboration, creative expression, social issues, STEM education, and more.

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