News

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

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

MBA 'ocean indicator' supports microplastic investigation into the Pacific Garbage Patch

The MBA is delighted to have supplied an ‘ocean indicator’ for SkyOceanRescue...

Posted on Jun 18, 2018

Third Tranche of MCZs: contribute to official MBA consultation response

Defra is now consulting on the third and final tranche of MCZs, which involves...

Posted on Jun 18, 2018

Other updates

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

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

BSEW

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