News

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

Kim and Bertha pre-quarantine

MBA Arctic Diary- 22nd July 2021 - Entry 1: Greetings from Sweden!

Greetings from Sweden! img-20210722-wa0008.jpg Check Out the latest from the...

Posted on Jul 22, 2021

Birthe and Kim in the National Marine Biological Library, Plymouth.

Introduction to the MBA Arctic Diary - Meet Birthe & Kim

Introduction to the MBA Arctic Diary - Meet Birthe & Kim Tweet #...

Posted on Jul 22, 2021

Quentin Bone FRS

Quentin Bone FRS It is with sadness that we bring the news that Dr Quentin Bone...

Posted on Jul 21, 2021

From tropical to polar seas…how climate change is impacting the diverse UK Overseas Territories

From tropical to polar seas…how climate change is impacting the diverse UK...

Posted on Jul 21, 2021

The Ocean Decade Writing Challenge – Winners and Runners-up

The Ocean Decade Writing Challenge – Winners and Runners-up Ana-Maria Munteanu...

Posted on Jun 23, 2021

The expedition team and all the ship's crew on board the vessel used in this project.

First of its kind study uses Continuous Plankton Recorder to investigate cholera outbreaks in Central Africa

A scientific expedition using a Continuous Plankton Recorder from the...

Posted on Jun 22, 2021

MBA Research Fellow Dr Vengamanaidu (Venky) Modepalli

Anne Warner Fellowship Supports Research into the Evolution of Early Branching Metazoans

Anne Warner Fellowship Supports Research into the Evolution of Early Branching...

Posted on Jun 14, 2021

Memories of our late Royal Patron, HRH Prince Philip

On what would have been his 100th birthday, we look back over his time as MBA...

Posted on Jun 8, 2021

Other updates

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

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 our oceans. We helped the children...

Posted on Aug 16, 2018

MBA Research Vessels

Salpa whose ship’s bell hangs above, was the sea-going facility of the Marine Biological Association from...

Posted on Jul 24, 2018

Make a Sea Change

Sea Change reports - the Sea Change project is coming to an end but wanted to refer to its great achievements over the...

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 Illfracombe, North Devon on the 22nd -...

Posted on Sep 22, 2017