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

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

Mucus matters for nitrogen cycling

New MBA research highlights less-studied ways in which burrowing marine animals...

Posted on Nov 10, 2018

Other updates

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! First of all, I hope you enjoyed a...

Posted on Jan 17, 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

YMB, competition, Christmas

December 2016 YMB Blog

Welcome to the December YMB Blog! Season’s Greetings and welcome to the December YMB Blog! There are some very exciting...

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! We hope you were looking forward to this...

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 hope you enjoyed reading last month’s...

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! We hope you enjoyed reading last month’...

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 hope you enjoyed reading last month’s...

Posted on Aug 8, 2016