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

World misses milestone for biodiversity

The Global Biodiversity Outlook 5 report published by the UN Convention on...

Posted on Sep 21, 2020

Report on the marine ecosystems of south west England is out now

The South West Marine Ecosystems 2019 Annual Report is now available. The...

Posted on Jul 23, 2020

Dr Bill Langston (1951–2020)

Obituary Dr Bill Langston (1951–2020) The...

Posted on Jul 23, 2020

The first ever July edition of The Marine Biologist magazine is now on release!

We are proud to announce that the first ever July edition of The...

Posted on Jul 20, 2020

The Marine Biological Association's Support of the NHS during the coronavirus crisis

The Marine Biological Association's Support of the NHS during the coronavirus crisis

At the start of lockdown the MBA’s Cellular & Molecular research group...

Posted on Jul 16, 2020

Artist impression of laboratory internal space. Copyright Burwell Architects.

The Marine Biological Association awarded £1.35-million Wolfson grant towards a new Marine Microbiome Centre of Excellence.

The Marine Biological Association has been awarded a £1.35-million...

Posted on Jul 10, 2020

Image of a Coscinodiscus diatom isolated from a seawater sample taken in the English Channel (UK).

MBA microscopy image takes first prize in the Hilda Canter-Lund 2020 image competition

Davis Laundon's image of diatom has bagged first prize in the Hilda...

Posted on Jul 10, 2020

The beadlet anemone, Actinia equina, one of the invertebrate species studied in this research.

Are patterns of abundance across geographical ranges a predictor for responses to climate change?

Patterns of abundance across geographical ranges as a predictor for...

Posted on Jul 2, 2020

Other updates

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

world ocean day for schools

May 2019 YMB Blog

Welcome to the May 2019 YMB Blog! Hello YMB Members! As promised, the return of the YMB Blog brings some exciting...

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 billboard campaign run by We Are Ocean...

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 the return of the very successful event: ‘...

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 project in Cornwall for an amazing weekend...

Posted on Mar 27, 2019

Crab Watch blog: 18 November 2018

The MBA education team held a crabbing competition at Sutton Harbour, in collaboration with @theboxplymouth , to...

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 who studied arthropods, molluscs and...

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 – you could be raising a free donation for...

Posted on Oct 2, 2018