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

A bigger Marine Biological Association and a stronger future for marine biology

Glasses were raised at the Citadel Hill laboratory on Plymouth Hoe...

Posted on May 18, 2018

Warming and Inhibition of Salinization at the Ocean’s Surface by Cyanobacteria

A recent study, published in Geophysical Research Letters , has...

Posted on May 17, 2018

Pirate Weekend at the MBA

aaaargh rangers.jpg The Marine Biological Association of the UK, Plymouth’s ‘...

Posted on May 10, 2018

Professor Willie Wilson will lead the Marine Biological Association forward into its next exciting phase

Professor Willie Wilson has been appointed as the new Director of the...

Posted on Apr 4, 2018

Plymouth science institutions merge, promising a stronger future for marine biology

The Marine Biological Association and The Continuous Plankton Recorder Survey (...

Posted on Apr 4, 2018

Significant increase in marine heatwaves over the past century

Marine heatwaves have become longer and more frequent over the last century, a...

Posted on Apr 2, 2018

Volunteers identifying seashore life at a CoCoast MBA event

Capturing our Coast support Invasive Species Week, 23rd – 29th March 2018

Capturing our Coast (CoCoast) is a marine citizen science...

Posted on Apr 1, 2018

Flatford Mill

First Field Studies Council & MBA Marine Science Camp of 2018

Flatford Mill Marine Science Camp February 24th and 25th 2018...

Posted on Mar 21, 2018

Other updates

Make a Sea Change

Sea Change reports - the Sea Change project is coming to an end but wanted to...

Posted on Feb 22, 2018

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


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

The first Sea-Shore Safari of the year at Mount Edgcumbe!

On the 30 th of March 2017, the education team and volunteers spent the day...

Posted on Mar 31, 2017