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

Artist impression of laboratory internal space. Copyright Burwell Architects.

The Marine Biological Association awarded £1.35-million Wolfson grant towards a new Marine Microbiome Centre of Excellence.

The Marine Biological Association has been awarded a £1.35-million...

Posted on Jul 10, 2020

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

Other updates

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

Sea Change competition winner visits MBA

The UK winner of an international competition to make a video about marine conservation visited us at the Citadel Hill...

Posted on Dec 23, 2016