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

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

DNA analysis of archived plankton samples reveals unexpected diversity

Harmful blooms of the alga Pseudo-nitzschia cause huge damage in...

Posted on Jan 23, 2019

Striped catfish, Plotosus lineatus

Research identifies alien species posing the greatest threat to European biodiversity

Scientists have identified 66 alien plant and animal species, not yet...

Posted on Jan 21, 2019

EMODNet Biology unveil The Atlas of European Marine Life

News Release EMODnet Biology is proud to unveil a new and innovative showcase...

Posted on Dec 10, 2018

Mucus matters for nitrogen cycling

New MBA research highlights less-studied ways in which burrowing marine animals...

Posted on Nov 10, 2018

MBA welcomes researcher whose appointment will open up new areas of research in evolutionary biology

The Marine Biological Association (MBA) has awarded a prestigious Anne Warner...

Posted on Nov 6, 2018

Inquiry on Marine Protected Areas

Inquiry on Marine Protected Areas December 2016 The...

Posted on Nov 1, 2018

Inquiry on the implications and opportunities that leaving the EU would have for science and research

Inquiry on the implications and opportunities that leaving the EU would...

Posted on Nov 1, 2018

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