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|2035||328: Response, Rehab, Release|
The rehabilitation story of seal #328, a juvenile harbor seal rescued from Cape Elizabeth, ME.
|2144||Abortion Access in MaineEva McMillan|
Abortion accessibility in Maine is unique because of the state's size and rural population. With long drive times presenting a barrier for many individuals, expanding access to later abortion care should be a priority.
|2281||Algal Blooms and Common Loons in Maine|
Maine has over 6,000 lakes and ponds. These waterbodies are home to a wide range of wildlife and plant species. Maintaining high water quality in Maine’s lakes and ponds is essential to protect the health of these habitats and the species that use them.
|2043||All About Arsenic|
A collaborative public health project project, the All About Arsenic project was initiated in 2015 by researchers at Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory (MDIBL) and Dartmouth College’s Toxic Metals Superfund Research Program.
|2038||Gulls of the Gulf of Maine|
An overview of gull density in Maine
|2288||Hancock County's Fragmented Farmland|
An exploration of current and possible agricultural land on this coastal county in Maine.
|2048||Horse Healthcare in Maine|
The USDA reported a shortage of veterinarians in at least 500 counties spanning 44 states. This shortage is mostly in rural areas and therefore has a larger effect on large animals and livestock. American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) reported that only 10% of graduates had an interest in working with livestock.
|2032||Housing: The New Luxury|
The affordable housing crisis in vacation towns is pushing the locals and workers elsewhere. And the solutions are not so simple
|2039||How to Bee in Maine|
Pollinators such as wild bees and the Western honeybee, Apis mellifera, are important to humans and nature. Seventy-five percent of food crops and 90% of wild flowering plants benefit from animal pollinators (IPBES 2016).
|2284||Mount Desert Rock Oceanography Survey|
A look at oceanographic data around Mount Desert Rock for the 2019 and 2021 seasons
|2295||Quarries in Southwestern Maine|
Some selective quarries and mineralogy of southwestern Maine
|2147||Rocks and Minerals in Maine|
The Rocks and Minerals class of Fall, 2021 taught by Sarah Hall has created an exhibit in the Dorr museum showcasing their collections. These collections are samples of a range of rocks and minerals found in Maine which, when viewed, show the incredible and fascinating world of geology. Should you like to learn more about the places the class collected from, this website is a supplement to the map placed in the Dorr Museum.
|2037||Site Suitability for Inshore Aquaculture Development Downeast|
Site Suitability for Inshore Aquaculture Development Downeast
|2279||Solar Potential of High Electricity Cost States|
These maps support the business plan of ImpactGreen with the goal to eliminate fossil fuels from electricity production.
|2045||The Dynamic Forest Cover of Great Duck Island|
Great Duck Island is a 237-acre island 15 km south of Mount Desert Island, Maine. It served as a manned Coast Guard lighthouse post from 1890 until 1986 when it was automated. Sheep grazed the island from the late 19th century until 1951, dramatically impacting the landscape and ecology of the island. In 1985, the Nature Conservancy and the State of Maine gained control of most of the island, collaborating with the College of the Atlantic Eno Research Station to monitor the ecology of the land. [show more]
|2293||Tracking Great White Sharks in the Gulf of Maine|
Acoustic Receivers are monitoring devices that listen for specific sound wavelengths. When these soundwaves are detected a data point is stored and categorized under a unique ID.
|2030||Wasted Food: From Farm to Landfill|
An analysis of wasted food in Maine, its sources and possible solutions
|2283||Where Do Gulls Go?|
Herring gulls are found around the world, not only by the sea, despite often being called "seagulls". There is debate over the herring gull's taxonomic status. American ornithologists lump herring gulls in North America and Europe, while European ornithologists split them. They are often described as scavengers, though there is evidence that individual herring gulls specialize on particular food sources (intertidal, aquaculture, ocean, anthropogenic, freshwater). [show more]