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

World Association of Marine Stations: Mobilising global capacity and facilitating networking and capacity building

The World Association of Marine Stations (WAMS), has made a voluntary...

Posted on May 17, 2022

Obituary: Geoffrey W Potts

geoff_potts.jpg Geoff was born on 15th February 1941 and died on Easter Monday...

Posted on May 16, 2022

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Posted on May 5, 2022


Leading UK marine scientists welcome the move towards a global plastics pact ahead of major UN meeting

bottle.jpg Plastic pollution is universally accepted as having dire effects on...

Posted on Feb 23, 2022


The Conchological Society blog

Those of us working on the Darwin Tree of Life (DToL) project based at the...

Posted on Feb 15, 2022

Kesella Scott-Somme

Women in STEM: My journey as a marine biologist

Kesella Scott-Somme This week as many celebrate International Day of Women and...

Posted on Feb 11, 2022

Charles Darwin

Happy Birthday, Charles Darwin!

Charles Darwin was born on 12 February 1809; which would make Saturday 12...

Posted on Feb 10, 2022

Sir Crispin Tickell and Professor Mike Thorndyke

Sir Crispin Tickell and Professor Mike Thorndyke

obit.jpg It is with great sadness that we are announcing that two MBA members...

Posted on Feb 9, 2022

Other updates

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

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

Participant Seabird and marine mammal sampling

Marine Science Camps 2019

Over 100 young people, mainly aged 16-18, took part in the 2019 Marine Science Camps programme. The six camps were...

Posted on Nov 13, 2019

Marine Biologist for a Day 2019; what a week!

Last week people around the UK celebrated National Science Week, which means the return of the very successful event: ‘...

Posted on Mar 27, 2019