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

New MBA research quantifies UK kelp productivity

Fundamental understanding of the ecology of kelp forests is lacking in many...

Posted on Sep 21, 2020

World misses milestone for biodiversity

The Global Biodiversity Outlook 5 report published by the UN Convention on...

Posted on Sep 21, 2020

Report on the marine ecosystems of south west England is out now

The South West Marine Ecosystems 2019 Annual Report is now available. The...

Posted on Jul 23, 2020

Dr Bill Langston (1951–2020)

Obituary Dr Bill Langston (1951–2020) The...

Posted on Jul 23, 2020

The first ever July edition of The Marine Biologist magazine is now on release!

We are proud to announce that the first ever July edition of The...

Posted on Jul 20, 2020

The Marine Biological Association's Support of the NHS during the coronavirus crisis

The Marine Biological Association's Support of the NHS during the coronavirus crisis

At the start of lockdown the MBA’s Cellular & Molecular research group...

Posted on Jul 16, 2020

Artist impression of laboratory internal space. Copyright Burwell Architects.

The Marine Biological Association awarded £1.35-million Wolfson grant towards a new Marine Microbiome Centre of Excellence.

The Marine Biological Association has been awarded a £1.35-million...

Posted on Jul 10, 2020

Image of a Coscinodiscus diatom isolated from a seawater sample taken in the English Channel (UK).

MBA microscopy image takes first prize in the Hilda Canter-Lund 2020 image competition

Davis Laundon's image of diatom has bagged first prize in the Hilda...

Posted on Jul 10, 2020

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May 2020 YMB Blog

Welcome to the May 2020 YMB Blog! Hello YMB Members! This month’s YMB Bulletin Blog brings you some really exciting...

Posted on May 20, 2020

Changes in British rocky shore communities in response to climate change

The MBA MarClim® time-series has just been published by MBA's Nova Mieszkowska and the MarClim team in the scientific...

Posted on Mar 12, 2020

My four months at the MBA…

In November 2019, I started working as a science communication volunteer here at the MBA and as my time is now coming...

Posted on Mar 10, 2020

YMB Summit 2019 - no room for disappointment!

Following huge successes in 2017 and 2018 , for its third edition, the Young Marine Biologist Summit...

Posted on Feb 26, 2020

Volunteering with a view

KB Hi my name is Kellyanne. Back in October, I started as a communications intern at the MBA. I felt apprehensive about...

Posted on Jan 23, 2020

Climate Change: Impact on Earth Systems

Oceanographer and marine biologist Philip (Chris) Reid was invited to speak at the MBA's AGM in December. Global...

Posted on Jan 21, 2020

November 2019 YMB Blog

Welcome to the November 2019 YMB Blog! Hello YMB Members! This month’s YMB Bulletin brings you some really exciting...

Posted on Nov 14, 2019

Work Experience Week 2019

Each year in July, the Marine Biological Association welcomes six budding marine biologists aged 14 to 18 to the...

Posted on Nov 14, 2019