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

David Sims

MBA Fellow David Sims wins ZSL Marsh Award

Senior Research Fellow David Sims wins ZSL Marsh Award for...

Posted on Nov 4, 2020

YMB Summit 2020

Young Marine Biologist Summit 2020!

The 4th Young Marine Biologist Summit is almost upon us! This...

Posted on Nov 4, 2020

Applications now open for 2020/2021 Zooplankton Ring Test

We are pleased to announce applications are now open to take part in this year'...

Posted on Oct 29, 2020

Continuous Plankton Recorder Unit on Vessel

MISSION Atlantic Horizon 2020 Project

The Marine Biological Association is currently celebrating the start of one of...

Posted on Oct 16, 2020

Plankton sampling resumes in Gulf of Maine as survey awarded 4 year funding programme

The Continuous Plankton Recorder Survey has been running for nearly 90...

Posted on Oct 16, 2020

Sea surface

FutureMARES Horizon 2020 Project

The Marine Biological Association is currently celebrating the start of three...

Posted on Oct 16, 2020

Seawater Hall

Aquarium Equipment Suppliers Needed

European Regional Development Fund Contract for...

Posted on Oct 16, 2020

Map of global CPR samples

AtlantECO Horizon 2020 Project

The Marine Biological Association is currently celebrating the start of three...

Posted on Oct 16, 2020

Other updates

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

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