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

Dr Michael Cunliffe, MBA Research Fellow

What have marine microbes ever done for us?

What have marine microbes ever done for us? MBA Resarch Fellow Dr Michael...

Posted on Jul 26, 2017

A new review on the roles of vitamins in phytoplankton nutrition

MBA researcher Dr Katherine Helliwell has published a new review examining how...

Posted on Jul 21, 2017

A red seaweed of the genus Porphyra

Inside the genome of the common red seaweed Porphyra

Porphyra is a common red seaweed found in the intertidal zone throughout the...

Posted on Jul 20, 2017

Native kelps are important habitats for marine wildlife

Will a non-native macroalgae change our kelp forests?

A new paper published by a group of researchers at the MBA considers the...

Posted on Jul 19, 2017

Beach Rangers at Kinterbury Creek

The Beach Rangers are back!

The Beach Rangers are back: join us for marine adventures this summer...

Posted on Jul 6, 2017

Young people participating in Crab Watch

Crab Watchers Wanted! New Citizen Science Project to Monitor Crab Species

Crab Watchers Wanted! New Citizen Science Project to Monitor Crab Species How...

Posted on Jul 5, 2017

OSPAR intermediate assessment

OSPAR launches its 2017 Intermediate Assessment

OSPAR's Intermediate Assessment 2017 was launched yesterday. This assessment,...

Posted on Jun 29, 2017

Whale stranding

Whale mass strandings - the nexus between conservation and welfare

MBA member Karen Stockin delivered the Citadel Hill seminar this week on the...

Posted on Jun 23, 2017

Other updates

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


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

Exciting ocean outreach activities revealed in the Sea Change project’s third project newsletter

The third issue of the Sea Change project newsletter presents the exciting...

Posted on Mar 28, 2017