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

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

Marine Biologist for a day

Another successful ‘Marine Biologist for a Day’ event for British Science Week 2017

Another very successful ‘Marine Biologist for a Day’ event for British Science...

Posted on Mar 24, 2017


Marine Biologist for a day is fully booked for this year.  

Marine Biologist for a day is fully booked for this year. Thank you to...

Posted on Mar 14, 2017

Harmful algal blooms

Harmful Algal Blooms - i Book launched

A marine science iBook entitled “Harmful Algal Blooms” has been launched as...

Posted on Mar 14, 2017

Young Marine Biologists

One Planet, One Ocean

Sea Change contributes to The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of...

Posted on Feb 14, 2017

Sea Change presentation at POGO

Sea Change Project Manager, Fiona Crouch, presents the work of Sea Change to...

Posted on Jan 24, 2017

Necora puber, velvet swimming crab, devil's crab

January 2017 YMB Blog

Welcome to 2017 and the January YMB Blog! Hello and Happy New Year YMB Members...

Posted on Jan 17, 2017

Sea Change competition winner visits MBA

The UK winner of an international competition to make a video about marine...

Posted on Dec 23, 2016