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

New study reveals that marine diatoms have evolved novel signalling mechanisms for environmental sensing

New research from the Helliwell , Wheeler , Brownlee groups sheds light onto...

Posted on May 8, 2019

North Atlantic Ocean productivity has dropped 10 percent during Industrial era

Research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) suggests that...

Posted on May 7, 2019

The rise in ocean plastics evidenced from 60 years of data

Scientists at the Marine Biological Association and the University of Plymouth...

Posted on May 7, 2019

Understanding our ancestors: new research uses marine model organisms to advance our understanding of how animals evolved

A new Marine Biological Association study in collaboration with researchers at...

Posted on May 6, 2019

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

Other updates

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Posted on Mar 14, 2017

Young Marine Biologists

One Planet, One Ocean

Sea Change contributes to The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of...

Posted on Feb 14, 2017

Sea Change presentation at POGO

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

Posted on Jan 24, 2017

Necora puber, velvet swimming crab, devil's crab

January 2017 YMB Blog

Welcome to 2017 and the January YMB Blog! Hello and Happy New Year YMB Members...

Posted on Jan 17, 2017