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World-class energy research to drive a net zero future
18 February 2020
As a step towards achieving the UK's net-zero target, funding announced today will enable engineers, social scientists and natural scientists to condu...
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Uncovering the mysteries of marine snow
14 February 2020

Scientists working in the UK and France have found that a hidden process is limiting our oceans’ capacity to absorb carbon dioxide.

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Promoting the use of satellite observations to improve water quality monitoring
10 February 2020
The Horizon 2020 project EOMORES has issued a white paper promoting the potential of satellite observations in fulfilling the objectives of the Europe...
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Natural Capital Committee launches annual report
4 February 2020
The Natural Capital Committee has launched its 2020 Annual Report today, including contribution from member Prof. Melanie Austen of Plymouth Marine La...
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Climate change plankton report led by Plymouth scientists
15 January 2020

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

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PML Trustee awarded OBE
10 January 2020

PML Trustee, Professor Tim Jickells, has been awarded an OBE in the New Year Honours List.

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Focus on polar oceans in new report
13 December 2019
A report on the Earth's cryosphere (ice and snow, including the polar oceans) by a group of leading scientists highlights the urgent need to limit glo...
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Former PML Chief Executive awarded Honorary Doctorate
9 December 2019
PML';s previous Chief Executive, Professor Stephen de Mora, was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Science by the University of Plymouth last week.
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Devon Climate Emergency hearing at PML
5 December 2019
Last week, Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML) hosted Devon Climate Emergency's second Thematic Hearing on Food, Land and Sea; part of a series of hearin...
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PML researchers at COP25
3 December 2019
This year, the UN Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC COP25) has been named ';the Blue COP';, prioritising the connection between the ocean and climate....
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PML Scientist named as a Highly Cited Researcher
26 November 2019
Professor Penelope Lindeque, PML Head of Science for Marine Ecology and Biodiversity, has been named as a Highly Cited Researcher in the field of Envi...
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Seaweed, seagrass and sea temperature
22 November 2019
With marine heatwaves expected to increase in frequency and intensity due to climate change, new research from researchers at PML, the Scottish Associ...
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Seaweed potential in the South West
1 November 2019
Seaweed is an underutilised and under-cultivated commodity, but offers huge potential for a variety of products, according to a new paper from PML res...
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More than just whale food: krill's influence on carbon dioxide and global climate
18 October 2019
Antarctic krill are well-known for their role at the base of the Southern Ocean food web, but also play an important role in removing CO2 from the atm...
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29th AMT research cruise sets sail
16 October 2019
PML scientists are on board a research cruise that will spend six weeks sailing from the UK to Chile, taking samples and measurements along the route ...
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Understanding phytoplankton communities
14 October 2019
Understanding the structure of marine ecosystems is important for sustainable policy and management of the ocean. New research from PML looks at the s...
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COMFORT project looks to future of the ocean
9 October 2019
A new EU Horizon 2020 project, involving PML researchers, is kicking off this week, aiming to detect and minimise climate change in the oceans by focu...
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IPCC report on future of ocean and cryosphere
25 September 2019
The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report highlights the urgency of prioritising timely, ambitious and coordinated ac...
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Biggest ever Arctic research expedition sets sail
20 September 2019
UK research teams, including scientists from PML, are set to join the first ever year-round expedition into the central Arctic Ocean to undertake grou...