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

Government announces designation of 41 new marine protected areas

The government has announced the designation of a third and final phase of new...

Posted on Jun 3, 2019

Upcoming Training Courses at the MBA

We are running a programme of exciting training courses for...

Posted on May 29, 2019

North Atlantic Ocean productivity has dropped 10 per cent during Industrial era

Research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) suggests that...

Posted on May 20, 2019

A new collaborative project involving MBA scientists will focus on sustainable management of kelp ecosystems in South America

Structure, connectivity and resilience of an exploited kelp ecosystem:...

Posted on May 20, 2019

New study reveals that marine diatoms have evolved novel signalling mechanisms for environmental sensing

New research from the Helliwell , Wheeler , Brownlee groups sheds light onto...

Posted on May 8, 2019

North Atlantic Ocean productivity has dropped 10 percent during Industrial era

Research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) suggests that...

Posted on May 7, 2019

The rise in ocean plastics evidenced from 60 years of data

Scientists at the Marine Biological Association and the University of Plymouth...

Posted on May 7, 2019

Understanding our ancestors: new research uses marine model organisms to advance our understanding of how animals evolved

A new Marine Biological Association study in collaboration with researchers at...

Posted on May 6, 2019

Other updates

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May 2019 YMB Blog

Welcome to the May 2019 YMB Blog! Hello YMB Members! As promised, the return of...

Posted on May 16, 2019

The Sea Is The Sky

The Sea is the Sky

Is it raining where you are now? The ‘ Sea is the Sky ’ is an outdoor...

Posted on Apr 9, 2019

Marine Biologist for a Day 2019; what a week!

Last week people around the UK celebrated National Science Week, which means...

Posted on Mar 27, 2019

Eliane teaching about the variety of seaweeds found in the UK at the Live Seaweed Exploration Station

The Amazing World of Algae: Eden Edition

At the beginning of February, the MBA education team journeyed to the Eden...

Posted on Mar 27, 2019

Crab Watch blog: 18 November 2018

The MBA education team held a crabbing competition at Sutton Harbour, in...

Posted on Dec 19, 2018

Sir Edwin Ray Lankester FRS (1847-1929)

Sir Edwin Ray Lankester FRS (1847-1929)

Sir Edwin Ray Lankester FRS (1847-1929) Ray Lankester was a brilliant zoologist...

Posted on Dec 17, 2018

Support the MBA when you shop online

Did you know whenever you purchase online – from a weekly shop to a holiday –...

Posted on Oct 2, 2018

The Beach Rangers blog, 14 August 2018. Plastic pollution in our oceans

Tuesday's session at Teats Hill this week was focused on plastic pollution in...

Posted on Aug 16, 2018