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

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

Foreland Point in the Studland Bay Marine Conservation Zone, on the south coast of Dorset in the eastern English Channel. Image © Guy Baker.

MPAs around England and Northern Ireland protect habitats that support resilience to climate change: new JNCC report

Earlier this month, the Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC) released...

Posted on Jun 30, 2020

CPR Survey featured in The Guardian newspaper

The MBA's Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) Survey featured recently in ...

Posted on Jun 29, 2020

New MBA research: evolutionary and adaptive insights into single-cell, microscopic fungi

Chytrids are widespread, single-cell, microscopic fungi that are important...

Posted on Jun 24, 2020

Climate change drives summer nutrient decrease and reduces productivity on the NE Atlantic continental shelf, new study says.

A widespread decline in summer abundance of the most nutritious plankton types...

Posted on Jun 8, 2020

Celebrating the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, 2021 - 2030

Introduction " The United Nations Decade on Ecosystem...

Posted on May 13, 2020

Marine biologist recognised by European funding for pioneering research

New smart-tag technology grant awarded to measure ocean predator...

Posted on May 13, 2020

Other updates

Beach Rangers

Plymouth celebrates World Ocean Day, Thursday June 8th

World Ocean Day is a global event to raise awareness of the wonder and importance of the ocean. The Marine Biological...

Posted on May 24, 2017

The first Sea-Shore Safari of the year at Mount Edgcumbe!

On the 30 th of March 2017, the education team and volunteers spent the day engaging primary school children from St...

Posted on Mar 31, 2017

Exciting ocean outreach activities revealed in the Sea Change project’s third project newsletter

The third issue of the Sea Change project newsletter presents the exciting outreach events taking place across Europe...

Posted on Mar 28, 2017

Marine Biologist for a day

Another successful ‘Marine Biologist for a Day’ event for British Science Week 2017

Another very successful ‘Marine Biologist for a Day’ event for British Science Week last week, attracting keen students...

Posted on Mar 24, 2017


Marine Biologist for a day is fully booked for this year.  

Marine Biologist for a day is fully booked for this year. Thank you to all those who got in touch and booked...

Posted on Mar 14, 2017

Harmful algal blooms

Harmful Algal Blooms - i Book launched

A marine science iBook entitled “Harmful Algal Blooms” has been launched as part of the Sea Change project. Developed...

Posted on Mar 14, 2017

Young Marine Biologists

One Planet, One Ocean

Sea Change contributes to The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO initiative on One Planet,...

Posted on Feb 14, 2017

Sea Change presentation at POGO

Sea Change Project Manager, Fiona Crouch, presents the work of Sea Change to the Partnership for Observation of the...

Posted on Jan 24, 2017