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

Fisheries White Paper: Contribute to official MBA consultation response

DEFRA is consulting on its future fisheries policy which sets out plans for...

Posted on Jul 17, 2018

Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) Survey team shows appreciation for volunteer support at Immingham port

Behind-the-scenes voluntary support is essential to the running of the CPR...

Posted on Jul 17, 2018

International public awareness campaign highlighting plastics in the worlds' oceans features continuous plankton recorder

A public awareness campaign targeting the issue of plastics in the world’s...

Posted on Jul 5, 2018

Plymouth student wins national commendation for best undergraduate thesis

Davis Laundon has been awarded a Certificate of Commendation by the Zoological...

Posted on Jul 5, 2018

UK and Germany join forces to investigate the impact of climate change on the Arctic Ocean

MBA Senior Research Fellow Dr Michael Cunliffe is playing a lead role in an...

Posted on Jul 4, 2018

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The blue jellyfish (Cyanea lamarckii)

Welcome to the wonderful world of jellyfish

Jellyfish (Cnidaria and Ctenophora) What is a...

Posted on Jul 3, 2018

New UK strategy to protect world’s ocean

Last week (22 nd June), the Foreign Secretary announced a new UK strategy that...

Posted on Jun 28, 2018

Environmental Governance after Brexit: contribute to official MBA consultation response

DEFRA is consulting on plans for a new environmental body to hold the...

Posted on Jun 25, 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