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Message from PML patron James Cameron
9 November 2021
James Cameron - filmmaker, ocean explorer and Plymouth Marine Laboratory patron - has a message about the importance of science-based solutions for a ...
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PML supporting largest ever survey of carbon stored in coastal seascapes
8 November 2021
Scientists from Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML) are part of team of world-class ocean and blue carbon experts taking part of ambitious five-year glob...
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National Climate Science Partnership launched at COP26 to guide UK climate change policy
3 November 2021
Plymouth Marine Laboratory has joined forces with eight of the UK's leading scientific organisations to create the National Climate Science Partnershi...
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Study finds that climate change may make marine management initiatives unsustainable... but bright spots could help
2 November 2021
Researchers from six countries have investigated the impact of climate change on strategies designed to ensure the sustainable use of marine resources...
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Robots for a 'Resilient Ocean'
28 October 2021
The use of autonomous ocean-going vessels, SMART platforms and other maritime technologies are in focus as part of a short film from IMarEST and ITN P...
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Plymouth Marine Laboratory at COP26
27 October 2021

PML’s research and researchers played key roles at COP26 in Glasgow.

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Plymouth Marine Laboratory endorses the ‘Ocean For Climate Declaration’ ahead of COP26
25 October 2021
More than 90 organisations are supporting the call to scale-up ocean-based climate solutions and action. With just one week until the start of COP2...
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Satellites detecting oil slicks
20 October 2021
A PML project using satellite data to detect oil on the sea's surface has found significant oil spills occurring off the coast of West Africa.
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A.G. Huntsman Medal for Dr Shubha Sathyendranath
11 October 2021
The 2021 A.G. Huntsman Medal will be awarded to PML Merit Remote Sensing Scientist Dr Shubha Sathyendranath.
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Dr Saha wins Science category at the Asian Women of Achievement Awards
27 September 2021
We are overjoyed to share the news that Dr Mahasweta Saha, Senior Scientist at Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML), won the Science category at the Asian...
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Consortium submits plan to confirm South West’s status as a global leader in ocean technology innovation
17 September 2021

The Ocean Futures programme identifies key strengths in fields including marine autonomy, digital innovation and clean maritime.

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‘Environmental Impact of Ships’ book available to buy
16 September 2021
PML's former CEO working with PML scientists have published the fascinating book 'Environmental Impact of Ships', which is available to buy this Londo...
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Widespread phytoplankton blooms in the Southern Ocean following Australian wildfires
15 September 2021
A team of international scientists have identified widespread phytoplankton blooms in the Southern Ocean, from December 2019 to March 2020, following ...
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Survey launched to assess usage and needs of Earth Observation applications for cholera-risk
10 September 2021
Cholera is an acute, diarrheal illness caused by infection of the intestine with the toxigenic bacterium Vibrio cholerae.
 
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Challenging autonomous gliders in the coastal seas
17 August 2021
An autonomous underwater glider was launched off the coast of Plymouth earlier this year, offering the opportunity to challenge methods of navigation ...
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Progress reported for MARLIN Star
13 August 2021
Further to the funding announcement in Summer 2020, the MARLIN Star project held its 5th progress meeting in the Marine Station (University of Plymout...
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PML authors contribute to crucial IPCC climate report
9 August 2021
A Plymouth Marine Laboratory researcher has contributed to the latest report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC),...
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Marine science on the ice
5 August 2021

Science on ice, helicopter training, and a polar bear encounter: all in a day’s work for a Marine Chemist in the Arctic.

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Study provides first holistic assessment of plastic pollution in the Caribbean
4 August 2021
The Caribbean is renowned globally for its stunning beaches and crystal clear ocean. However, its islands and the surrounding seas are being contamina...