Giulia Cardoso | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Giulia Cardoso

Interviewee Description Interviewer Date of Interview Location of Interview Affiliation Collection
Bobby Ingalls and Reggie Lee

Bobby Ingalls and Reggie Lee, fishermen from Bucks Harbor, ME, and Westport Island, ME, respectively, discuss longlining, lobstering, shrimping, and groundfishing, focusing on how the industries have changed and their experiences in each of these fisheries. Lee closes the interview by telling a story of how his dog saved his life while he was fishing alone.

Natalie Springuel, Giulia Cardoso Rockland, ME Maine Sea Grant, The First Coast, College of the Atlantic, Long Island Traditions, Maine Fishermen’s Forum Voices of the Maine Fishermen’s Forum 2019
Tom Duym

Tom Duym, from Lamoine, ME, shares his decade-long experience as an educator dedicated to supporting high school students from fishing backgrounds in developing skills and knowledge that are relevant to their career interests and will empower them as community members.

Galen Koch, Giulia Cardoso Rockland, ME Maine Sea Grant, The First Coast, College of the Atlantic, The Island Institute, Maine Fishermen’s Forum Voices of the Maine Fishermen’s Forum 2019
Cormac Hondros-McCarthy

Cormac Hondros-McCarthy, from Lowell, MA, is part of a team of engineers at LobsterLift LLC developing ropeless lobster traps to reduce the risk of whale entanglement. In this interview, he explains how their idea originated, how the technology works, and his hopes of collaborating with Maine lobstermen for sea trials and fine-tuning of the traps.

Natalie Springuel, Giulia Cardoso Rockland, ME Maine Sea Grant, The First Coast, College of the Atlantic, The Island Institute, Maine Fishermen’s Forum Voices of the Maine Fishermen’s Forum 2019
Freda McKie and Edwin McKie

Edwin and Freda McKie talk about what it means to go lobstering on Prince Edward Island (PEI), Canada, touching upon the gear they use, the regulations in place, and the different social dynamics on different parts of PEI. This leads into a comparison with how the fishery is run and regulated and it brings back memories of Maine lobstermen and students visiting PEI in recent years.

Galen Koch, Giulia Cardoso Rockland, ME Maine Sea Grant, The First Coast, College of the Atlantic, The Island Institute, Maine Fishermen’s Forum Voices of the Maine Fishermen’s Forum 2019
John Mitchell, Joey Evangelista, Jamie Campbell, and Steven Kenney

John Mitchell, Joey Evangelista, Jamie Campbell, and Steven Kenney are high school students from Mount Desert Island, ME, who were part of the Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries’ Eastern Maine Skippers Program as well as commercial fishermen of their own. In this interview, they share their work done through the Skippers Program, their appreciation of island life, and their experiences in the industry as young fishermen.

Galen Koch, Giulia Cardoso Rockland, ME Maine Sea Grant, The First Coast, College of the Atlantic, The Island Institute, Maine Fishermen’s Forum Voices of the Maine Fishermen’s Forum 2019
Mary Beth Tooley

Mary Beth Tooley, an employee for O’Hara Corporations from Lincolnville, ME, talks about the looming issue of bait shortage and how it is affecting O’Hara’s business, her personal life, and the well-being of her community. 

Galen Koch, Giulia Cardoso Rockland, ME Maine Sea Grant, The First Coast, College of the Atlantic, The Island Institute, Maine Fishermen’s Forum Voices of the Maine Fishermen’s Forum 2019
Mike Flanagan

With over 40 years of experience as a Merchant Marine Captain, Mike Flanagan—from Thomaston, ME—wants to support young Mainers in pursuing a similar career path and building the skills necessary to work out at sea. In this interview, he explains how he is doing that by working with the Maine Ocean School and pushing for a discussion about drug use in the fishing community

Natalie Springuel, Giulia Cardoso Rockland, ME Maine Sea Grant, The First Coast, College of the Atlantic, The Island Institute, Maine Fishermen’s Forum Voices of the Maine Fishermen’s Forum 2019
Philip Conkling

Philip Conkling, co-founder and former president of the Island Institute from Camden, ME, recounts how his early work as a forestry surveyor on offshore Maine islands led him to focus instead on the sustainability and development of their year-round communities. He recollects some of the most salient first successes of the Island Institute and shares his insights into the most pressing issues that fishermen and islanders have to face today.

Matt Frassica, Giulia Cardoso Rockland, ME Maine Sea Grant, The First Coast, College of the Atlantic, The Island Institute, Maine Fishermen’s Forum Voices of the Maine Fishermen’s Forum 2019
Steven Burns

Steven Burns, a lifelong lobster fisherman from Bar Harbor, ME, shares his memories of eventful days on the water, the lessons he learned from his mentor as a young fisherman, and reflections on the changes in technology that he has observed in his over 40 years of fishing experience.

Giulia Cardoso , Natalie Springuel Rockland, ME Maine Sea Grant, The First Coast, College of the Atlantic, The Island Institute, Maine Fishermen’s Forum Voices of the Maine Fishermen’s Forum 2019
Adam Mistler

Adam Mistler, a representative from the environmental NGO Ocean Conservancy in Washington, DC, talks about their efforts to include and listen to fishermen and other ocean stakeholders in their environmental campaigns and how important it is to fight misconceptions on both sides to advance successful and supported ocean conservation and planning projects.

Galen Koch, Giulia Cardoso Rockland, ME Maine Sea Grant, The First Coast, College of the Atlantic, The Island Institute, Maine Fishermen’s Forum Voices of the Maine Fishermen’s Forum 2019

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