News

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

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

Massive biological shifts in the global ocean

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

Posted on Apr 30, 2019

Other updates

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

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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

April 2017 YMB Blog

Welcome to the April 2017 YMB Blog! Hello YMB Members! You might be wondering...

Posted on Apr 13, 2017

Crabby Crafts

CrabWatch for all!

On the 4th and 5th of April 2017, the MBA education team was at the National...

Posted on Apr 11, 2017