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Maine’s coastal and marine resources are important to the health of Maine’s coastal municipalities and economy. We provide an overview of the current state of coastal marine management in Maine and conduct a spaital analysis of the current jurisdictional management zones off the coast of Maine.
Maine's 31,752 miles of rivers and 782 dams are important to the state’s economy, ecological health, and cultural heritage. We provide an overview of the current state of rivers and dams in Maine and conduct an analysis of the environmental effects of dams on river health and fish populations.
State of Organic Agriculture in Maine
Organic agriculture is a rapidly growing industry nationwide. We present the history and current state of organic agriculture in the U.S. focusing on Maine. We discuss the implications of Maine's role as a national leader in this growing industry.
Wiki directions and helpful hintsIn spite of federal inaction on sustainability related issues, local communities across the country are beginning to take action to benefit local economies, environments, and people. We create a prototype 'Sustainability Activity Index' as a tool to review the current state of local sustainability activity in Maine towns and cities, and explore implications of our findings.