News

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

Experts explain why our sea is aglow

In advance of the National Fireworks competition, Plymouth’s sea is putting on...

Posted on Aug 7, 2018

Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) Survey team shows appreciation for volunteer support at Immingham port

Behind-the-scenes voluntary support is essential to the running of the CPR...

Posted on Jul 17, 2018

International public awareness campaign highlighting plastics in the worlds' oceans features continuous plankton recorder

A public awareness campaign targeting the issue of plastics in the world’s...

Posted on Jul 5, 2018

Plymouth student wins national commendation for best undergraduate thesis

Davis Laundon has been awarded a Certificate of Commendation by the Zoological...

Posted on Jul 5, 2018

UK and Germany join forces to investigate the impact of climate change on the Arctic Ocean

MBA Senior Research Fellow Dr Michael Cunliffe is playing a lead role in an...

Posted on Jul 4, 2018

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The blue jellyfish (Cyanea lamarckii)

Welcome to the wonderful world of jellyfish

Jellyfish (Cnidaria and Ctenophora) What is a...

Posted on Jul 3, 2018

New UK strategy to protect world’s ocean

Last week (22 nd June), the Foreign Secretary announced a new UK strategy that...

Posted on Jun 28, 2018

Environmental Governance after Brexit: contribute to official MBA consultation response

DEFRA is consulting on plans for a new environmental body to hold the...

Posted on Jun 25, 2018

Other updates

Sea Change competition winner visits MBA

The UK winner of an international competition to make a video about marine...

Posted on Dec 23, 2016

YMB, competition, Christmas

December 2016 YMB Blog

Welcome to the December YMB Blog! Season’s Greetings and welcome to the...

Posted on Dec 17, 2016

YMB, Sealife, hammerhead shark

November 2016 YMB Blog

Welcome to the November YMB Blog! Hello and welcome to the November YMB Blog!...

Posted on Nov 18, 2016

marine christmas, competition, art

October 2016 YMB Blog

Welcome to the October YMB Blog! Hello and welcome to the October YMB Blog! We...

Posted on Oct 20, 2016

YMB, Blog

September 2016 YMB Blog

Welcome to the September YMB Blog! Hello and welcome to the September YMB Blog...

Posted on Sep 20, 2016

Beah Rangers, Blue Sound, Summer events

August 2016 YMB Blog

Welcome to the YMB Blog page! Hello and welcome to the September YMB Blog! We...

Posted on Aug 8, 2016