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

A free interactive open day for would-be Citizen Scientists!

Come along to our free interactive open day – Beyond Capturing Our...

Posted on Apr 16, 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 Apr 16, 2019

Marine heatwaves threaten global biodversity

Extreme weather events occur in the oceans as well as the atmosphere. Marine...

Posted on Mar 4, 2019

Massive biological shifts in the global ocean

A new study led by MBA scientists and using data from the Continuous Plankton...

Posted on Feb 25, 2019

DNA analysis of archived plankton samples reveals unexpected diversity

Harmful blooms of the alga Pseudo-nitzschia cause huge damage in...

Posted on Jan 23, 2019

Striped catfish, Plotosus lineatus

Research identifies alien species posing the greatest threat to European biodiversity

Scientists have identified 66 alien plant and animal species, not yet...

Posted on Jan 21, 2019

Registration OPEN - 36th Microelectrode Techniques for Cell Physiology Workshop

The 36th Microelectrode Techniques for Cell Physiology Workshop...

Posted on Jan 14, 2019

Collecting and Identifying Seaweeds 2019

Collecting and Identifying Seaweeds 2019 The British...

Posted on Dec 20, 2018

Other updates

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

MBA Research Vessels

Salpa whose ship’s bell hangs above, was the sea-going facility of...

Posted on Jul 24, 2018