Living with global change

We are investigating the uncertainties and long-term consequences of global environmental change on how ecosystems are structured, the functions they serve and the services they provide to humanity. In particular we are focusing on the essential contribution of the marine ecosystem to food security and the development of nature-based solutions to environmental problems.
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Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS)

Carbon (dioxide) Capture and Storage (CCS) is used as a mitigation strategy for addressing the increasing levels of carbon dioxide in the...

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Marine spatial planning

Marine spatial planning brings together multiple users of the ocean to make informed and coordinated decisions about how to use marine resources...

Irish sea bathymetry

Modelling the Marine Environment

We are internationally renowned for our expertise in modelling the marine environment and we host one of the largest and most experienced marine...

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Renewable energy

Across the globe there is commitment to finding alternative sources of energy to reduce our dependency on the finite resources of fossil fuels...

Other recent news articles


Climate change plankton report led by Plymouth scientists

Marine scientists in Plymouth have led a major study highlighting the effects of climate change on the plankton populations in UK seas.


Marine plastic has a cost to humans too

Following hot on the heels of the recognition that plastics entering the ocean have an impact on its marine life, scientists have now revealed, for the first time, that plastic floating in the sea is costing human society hundreds if not thousands of billions of dollars eve...


PML joins the ICES Annual Science Conference 2013 in Iceland

The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) is a global organization for enhanced ocean sustainability.

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