England’s The Guardian newspaper recently featured Downeast Institute’s discovery of the cause of the decline of soft-shell clam populations and our work through the Clam Recruitment [...]
The August 2022 edition of the The Working Waterfront published an article by Sarah Craighead Dedmon featuring the work Downeast Institute is doing to sustain clam harvests in the face of climate [...]
Dr. Brian Beal explains the connection between dwindling commercial supplies of clams, increased prices, and loss of market share for one of Maine's most important fisheries.
Media: The Times Record Journalist: Kathleen O’ Brien Date: January 30, 2020 Source: [...]
Source: Waters off the coast of Maine vulnerable to changing climate Warming within the swirling ocean depths of the Gulf of Maine has implications for all life and livelihoods within the [...]
Maine’s Clam Harvest: What is Being Done to Improve the Health of Maine’s Clam Population? Maine Calling on Maine Public Radio Sept. 12, 2019 Listen here.
Examining How Sediment and Seawater Chemistry Affect Clam Survival, Growth, and Recruitment in Cutler and Machiasport (2018)
Summary In 2018, DEI conducted a comparative field experiment at two coves, one in Cutler and one in Machiasport, to investigate how soft-shell clams react to acidic seawater and sediments, and [...]