Maine

Maine is a state in the New England region of the United States, bordered by New Hampshire to the west; the Gulf of Maine to the southeast; and the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Quebec to the northeast and northwest, respectively. Maine is the 12th-smallest by area, the 9th-least populous, the 13th-least densely populated, and the most rural of the 50 U.S. states. It is also the northeasternmost among the contiguous United States, the northernmost state east of the Great Lakes, the only state whose name consists of a single syllable, and the only state to border exactly one other US state. The most populous city in Maine is Portland, while its capital is Augusta. Maine has traditionally been known for its jagged, rocky Atlantic Ocean and bayshore coastlines; smoothly contoured mountains; heavily forested interior; picturesque waterways; and its wild lowbush blueberries and seafood cuisine, especially lobster and clams.

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Maine wild blueberry fields experience warming differently depending on location, season, time, study finds

New research shows climate change impacts on whale habitat use in the warming Gulf of Maine

NASA-funded Study: Gulf of Maine's Phytoplankton Productivity Down 65%

Data reveal 20-year transformation of Gulf of Maine

Death from rare tick-borne virus reported in Maine

This Maine Farm Is Harvesting the Sun's Power while it Picks the Blueberries

Waters off Maine, New England hit record fall temperature in ’21 | the gulf reached 59.9 degrees Fahrenheit (15.5 degrees Celsius). That figure is about 7% higher than the long-term average

Maine’s Famous Spinning Ice Disk Is Back

Maine’s ban on ‘forever chemicals’ marks a big win for some scientists

Maine’s ban on ‘forever chemicals’ marks a big win for some scientists

Sea Scallops Farmed in Maine Aren’t Just Sustainable. They’re Helping Their Habitat.

Sea Scallops Farmed in Maine Aren’t Just Sustainable. They’re Helping Their Habitat.

Maine Will Make Companies Pay for Recycling. Here’s How It Works.

Maine passes nation’s first law to make big companies pay for the cost of recycling their packaging

Maine becomes first state in the country to pass law that charges corporations that do not use sustainable packaging materials

Toxic hairy caterpillars invade Maine

Outbreak of Poisonous Browntail Moth Caterpillars Plagues Maine

Maine's blueberry crop faces climate change peril

Maine astronaut Christopher Cassidy is retiring from NASA after 17 years

New study reveals Down East wild blueberry fields warming faster than Maine as a whole