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

BioBlitz Showcase: Inspiring involvement in Citizen Science

Join the MBA at the Life on the Yealm showcase event celebrating the diversity...

Posted on Oct 8, 2018

Plymouth hosts global ocean science conference

Some of the planet’s leading ocean scientists are gathering in Plymouth this...

Posted on Sep 27, 2018

Beluga whale spotted in the Thames

Attention turned to the river Thames on Tuesday (25 September), where a beluga...

Posted on Sep 27, 2018

Are core functions maintained in novel kelp forests?

New research on north east Atlantic kelp forests examines whether 'novel...

Posted on Aug 28, 2018

The Microelectrode Techniques for Cell Physiology Workshop celebrates its 35th year at the MBA!

From tomorrow (Wednesday 29th August), the MBA will be privileged to host the...

Posted on Aug 28, 2018

Fisheries White Paper: Contribute to official MBA consultation response

DEFRA is consulting on its future fisheries policy which sets out plans for...

Posted on Aug 10, 2018

Experts explain why our sea is aglow

In advance of the National Fireworks competition, Plymouth’s sea is putting on...

Posted on Aug 7, 2018

Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) Survey team shows appreciation for volunteer support at Immingham port

Behind-the-scenes voluntary support is essential to the running of the CPR...

Posted on Jul 17, 2018

Other updates

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

Make a Sea Change

Sea Change reports - the Sea Change project is coming to an end but wanted to...

Posted on Feb 22, 2018

MBA Bioblitz 2017

Lee Bay Biobllitz

We are very pleased to announce that our 2017 BioBlitz will be at Lee Bay, near...

Posted on Sep 22, 2017

July 2017 YMB Blog

Welcome to the July 2017 YMB Blog! Hello YMB Members! I hope you will join me...

Posted on Jul 27, 2017


May 2017 YMB Blog

Welcome to the May 2017 YMB Blog! Hello YMB Members! We are still busy working...

Posted on May 26, 2017

Beach Rangers

Plymouth celebrates World Ocean Day, Thursday June 8th

World Ocean Day is a global event to raise awareness of the wonder and...

Posted on May 24, 2017