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

NEW! '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 Jul 22, 2019

Government announces designation of 41 new marine protected areas

The government has announced the designation of a third and final phase of new...

Posted on Jul 11, 2019

MBA student wins best poster presentation at international conference

An MBA student has won the best student poster presentation at an international...

Posted on Jul 10, 2019

devon county show

MBA at the Devon County Show!

The Devon County Show is a large event with an estimated 100,000 visitors...

Posted on Jun 26, 2019

Marine Science Institute researchers and Philippine Navy divers work together to conduct the surveys in the West Philippine Sea, photo credit: Edwin Dumalagan

Disturbing decline in West Philippine Sea coral reef diversity revealed

A recent paper by Timothy Quimpo and colleagues, published in the Journal...

Posted on Jun 12, 2019

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

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


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