News

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

Microbe scale diagram

How microbes access dilute nutrients in the open ocean

The most abundant organisms in the ocean are unicellular bacteria. Two species...

Posted on Sep 22, 2017

MBA Coat of arms

The Marine Biological Association is seeking a new Director

The Marine Biological Association is seeking a new Director to lead the Royal...

Posted on Aug 29, 2017

MBA Sepia

MBA Sepia trials 'Ocean Indicator'

Recently colleagues from the Sir Alister Hardy Foundation for Ocean Science (...

Posted on Aug 23, 2017

Community on a settlement panel similar to those used in the study

New technology in ecological research to predict how marine life will fare in warmer seas

A new paper published in the Proceedings of The Royal Society B...

Posted on Aug 23, 2017

Hyperiid Amphipod Jack Sewell

What is a "sea flea"? Amphipods make the headlines!

Amphipods are small, shrimp-like invertebrates, and members of...

Posted on Aug 10, 2017

MCCIP Report Card 2017

The Marine Climate Change Impacts report makes a splash

A major assessment of climate change impacts on the UK marine environment over...

Posted on Aug 6, 2017

oar weed (Laminaria digitata)

Seaweeds succumb to viruses too!

Scientists from Plymouth are warning the UK kelp biofuel industry to beware of...

Posted on Aug 4, 2017

MBA and partners make the headlines with MCCIP Report

The UK Marine Climate Change Impacts Partnership’s report on 10 years of...

Posted on Jul 31, 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