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

Young Plymouth scientists shine at the International Conference of Young Marine Researchers

Eight Plymouth University students (six of whom are affiliated with the MBA) at...

Posted on Nov 8, 2019

Algae and invertebrates on a seabed off southwest England. Marine biodiversity represents a largely untapped source of raw materials for biotechnology.

The MBA one of 10 institutions supported by Wellcome funding for the Darwin Tree of Life project

An ambitious project to map the genomes of all life of the British...

Posted on Nov 8, 2019

The UK's first National Marine Park is now a reality

Representatives from the business, science, local government, conservation...

Posted on Oct 8, 2019

Prestigious Future Leaders Fellowship for MBA researcher

UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships award announcement A research...

Posted on Sep 18, 2019

Oceans of Open Data

The world-famous Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) Survey, based at the Marine...

Posted on Sep 18, 2019

'The viral teaspoon' is a podcast by the MBA Press Gang about life, science and everything

The viral teaspoon is a podcast led by the MBA’s Press Gang that focuses on...

Posted on Sep 16, 2019

On the occasion of the 100th birthday of James Lovelock

Today, 26th July is James Lovelock’s 100 th birthday!...

Posted on Jul 26, 2019

Industrialised fishing overlaps threatened shark hotspots worldwide

A ground-breaking study led by MBA scientists and published in the journal...

Posted on Jul 26, 2019

Other updates

November 2019 YMB Blog

Welcome to the November 2019 YMB Blog! Hello YMB Members! This month’s YMB...

Posted on Nov 14, 2019

Work Experience Week 2019

Each year in July, the Marine Biological Association welcomes six budding...

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...

Posted on Nov 13, 2019

world ocean day for schools

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