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Marine biological news and information related to our research, marine policy or public outreach work.

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Dr Declan Schroeder sampling a bloom of microalgae.

Unlocking the microbiome - new report out now

The microbiome is the entire community of microbes within a habitat and the...

Posted on Nov 21, 2017

MCCIP report demonstrates collaborative science partnerships at COP23

In her speech during the COP23 conference in Bonn, MP Thérèse Coffey showed...

Posted on Nov 20, 2017

YMB Summit 2017

YMB Summit 2017 The Young Marine Biologist Summit 2017 is unfortunately over,...

Posted on Nov 14, 2017

The marine environment after Brexit: the future for science and policy

The MBA and British Ecological Society (BES) ran a major conference on 31...

Posted on Nov 9, 2017

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A blonde ray Raja brachyura

The mysterious nocturnal migrations of skates

MBA scientists have shown for the first time how skates make night-time forays...

Posted on Nov 8, 2017

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Spillover of invasive kelp from marinas to natural reef

A detailed survey of marinas and rocky shores in south Devon and Cornwall have...

Posted on Nov 2, 2017

Dr Matt Frost, MBA Interim Director

Dr Matt Frost appointed Interim MBA Director

The MBA is pleased to announce that Dr Matt Frost has been appointed Interim...

Posted on Nov 1, 2017

MBA contributes further to increasing Ocean Literacy in Europe

To celebrate the Year of Science, UK-German Connection , in collaboration with...

Posted on Oct 24, 2017

Other updates

MBA Bioblitz 2017

Lee Bay Biobllitz

We are very pleased to announce that our 2017 BioBlitz will be at Lee Bay, near...

Posted on Sep 22, 2017

July 2017 YMB Blog

Welcome to the July 2017 YMB Blog! Hello YMB Members! I hope you will join me...

Posted on Jul 27, 2017

NaGISA visit the MBA

Between the 14 th and 15 th members of the NaGISA team at Niceville, High-...

Posted on Jun 22, 2017

The MBA was at the Lower Sharpham Farm BioBlitz 2017

On the 9 th June some Marine Biological Association members travelled to Totnes...

Posted on Jun 21, 2017

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May 2017 YMB Blog

Welcome to the May 2017 YMB Blog! Hello YMB Members! We are still busy working...

Posted on May 26, 2017

Beach Rangers

Plymouth celebrates World Ocean Day, Thursday June 8th

World Ocean Day is a global event to raise awareness of the wonder and...

Posted on May 24, 2017

April 2017 YMB Blog

Welcome to the April 2017 YMB Blog! Hello YMB Members! You might be wondering...

Posted on Apr 13, 2017

Crabby Crafts

CrabWatch for all!

On the 4th and 5th of April 2017, the MBA education team was at the National...

Posted on Apr 11, 2017