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Superyacht Science: How luxury boat owners are supporting global marine research
16 February 2024
In their quest to improve our understanding of the changes taking place in the world's oceans, leading scientists from Plymouth Marine Laboratory and ...
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Protecting the ocean through marine net gain
14 February 2024
Recent research undertaken by Plymouth Marine Laboratory scientists has revealed several key insights from offshore windfarm stakeholders, in relation...
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Sea Technology Magazine Review & Forecast: Advancing Marine Science Tech For a Cleaner, Sustainable Future
13 February 2024
PML';s Chief Executive, Prof. Icarus Allen, writes for Sea Technology Magaine about exciting developments and achievements at PML in 2023 and what';s ...
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Tackling nitrogen pollution in South Asia, project update from the Maldives
10 February 2024
The Maldives is a nation of islands in the Indian Ocean, renowned for its idyllic beaches, glass-like waters, and rich marine biodiversity; home to ab...
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Small but mighty – study highlights the importance of the often overlooked tiny inhabitants of the ocean
8 February 2024
New research sheds light on tiny plankton, which measure less than 0.02mm in diameter but can make up more than 70% of the plankton biomass found in t...
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How investment in AI is pushing the boundaries of marine science
5 February 2024
PML';s artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities are expanding rapidly. Here we are excited to share our new AI video as well as a Q&A with Dr Dav...
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PICCOLO photo diary: 30-day scientific expedition in Antarctica
2 February 2024
Our scientists are currently in Antarctica, on an ambitious 30-day scientific expedition onboard the RRS Sir David Attenborough. In this update, we sh...
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PML tests new plankton imaging tech - see the plankton photos it captured!
1 February 2024
Our scientists took our new Imaging FlowCytobot down to the local Millbay Marina last week for our first-ever test of the equipment in real sea condit...
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Listen to the podcast: Professor Steve Widdicombe on the Ocean-climate nexus
31 January 2024
"Each one of us has a vested interest in the Ocean, because the Ocean is critical in maintaining our climate". Listen to our Director of Sci...
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Offshore wind farms: new paper reveals global impacts on biodiversity and ecosystem services
30 January 2024
To help meet net-zero emission targets by 2050, it is estimated that there will need to be a drastic increase in the development of offshore windfarms...
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PML contributes to Brian Cox School Experiment films
29 January 2024
PML is excited to share the news that the next installment of Brian Cox School Experiment videos has been launched, including a video on ocean acidifi...
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Improving understanding of light and noise pollution on aquatic environments
26 January 2024
PML is pleased to be participating in a new EU project, launched this week, to improve our comprehension of how biodiversity is being impacted by ligh...
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Early Career Ocean Professionals Africa awarded 'Ocean Tribute Award’
25 January 2024
Our Dr Anthony Ndah is the Coordinator for Early Career Ocean Professionals (ECOP) Africa, which has been awarded the 'Ocean Tribute Award' ' honoring...
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New internal projects incubator awards first funding
25 January 2024
PML is pleased to share the news of three projects, on the topics of oil spills, health impacts of sea spray and ocean connectedness, have been awarde...
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PML contributes to UK ‘Future of Ocean Technology’ inquiry report
24 January 2024
Policy-makers and stakeholders attended a recent launch event and roundtable discussion in Parliament.
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Climate change threatens fish supply: tiny phytoplankton, big consequences
22 January 2024
PML';s Dr Angus Atkinson has led a new study that reveals a hidden danger lurking beneath the waves: climate change is silently eroding the ocean';s a...
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PML scientists head to Antarctica to investigate the carbon secrets of the Southern Ocean
22 January 2024
The ambitious 30-day scientific expedition aboard the RRS Sir David Attenborough is part of the PICCOLO project 
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PML awarded funding to develop state-of-the-art digital twin for harmful algal bloom monitoring
18 January 2024
Through the Twinning Capability for the Natural Environment (TWINE) programme, PML has been successful in a funding bid that aims to significantly imp...
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How will global warming and emissions affect the Earth’s carbon cycle?
12 January 2024
PML scientists have led a new publication that has shown that the carbon cycle (the direction, flow and destination of carbon between Earth's carbon p...