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Climate-ready spatial management of UK marine habitats and resources
26 July 2021
Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML) and partners have been successful in securing funding to help investigate how to safeguard the future of the marine a...
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New Chair appointed at Plymouth Marine Laboratory
14 July 2021
PML has announced the appointment of a new Chairperson. Janice Timberlake ' who has been a Trustee of the charity for the past nine years ' will succe...
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First-of-its-kind data buoy launched as part of multi-million pound Smart Sound fleet
5 July 2021
The culmination of two years detailed planning and development, a custom-built 8.5-metre-tall autonomous data buoy - featuring a set of onboard sensor...
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PML trials pioneering nature-based solution for the marine plastic crisis
5 July 2021
Scientists at Plymouth Marine Laboratory have launched a series of in-situ trials of a unique microplastic clean-up method using mussels as filtration...
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Understanding waves through satellite data
29 June 2021
A unique new study builds on understanding of how ocean waves behave in coastal areas, using data from satellite-based altimetry measurements. ...
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Using remote sensing technologies to understand the impact of ocean acidification on a remote Arctic
22 June 2021
In a new paper published in Frontiers in Marine Science, scientists call for increased consideration of ocean acidification to help inform future fish...
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Going viral: What happens to infected phytoplankton?
10 June 2021
Even phytoplankton, one of the ocean's smallest but most important groups of organisms, are susceptible to viruses. A new study takes an in-depth look...
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Marine Research Plymouth cements city’s reputation as the UK’s go-to location for marine science
8 June 2021
The city of Plymouth has seen its position as an international centre of excellence for marine research further enhanced after its three leading scien...
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New report highlights why the ocean matters in climate negotiations COP26 is underway
8 June 2021
On World Oceans Day, and ahead of the G7 later this week, leading UK experts shine a spotlight on the critical role the ocean plays in greatly slowing...
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New study shows a 50% decline in Krill abundance in the North Atlantic
2 June 2021
A team of UK and French scientists have shown a huge decline in North Atlantic krill over the last 60 years driven primarily by climate variability an...
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'Champagne' technology to capture carbon dioxide via the oceans
24 May 2021

A new method of capturing carbon from seawater could help us tackle climate change.

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Environmental improvements at PML
18 May 2021
The team at PML, in conjunction with external contractors, have been working incredibly hard to complete environmental improvements to PML's building ...
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Spotting Brittany's 'Green Tides' from space
13 May 2021
';Green tides'; of algae have wreaked havoc across the coastlines of Brittany, France, for half a century due to high levels of agricultural runoff. W...
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Measuring ocean colour
10 May 2021
Accurate satellite measurements of ocean colour are vital for assessing the health of the ocean. A new study, part of the AMT4OceanSatFlux programme, ...
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Award for detecting marine plastic from space
5 May 2021
We are delighted to share the news that PML's Dr Lauren Biermann has won the Science category of the Ocean Awards 2021 for her development of a pionee...
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Launch of briefing paper on nature-based solutions for climate change, people and biodiversity
27 April 2021
Today sees the launch of a comprehensive briefing paper on 'Nature-based solutions for climate change, people and biodiversity' by a collaboration of ...
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Second UN World Ocean Assessment calls for urgent changes in how we interact with the ocean
23 April 2021
The failure to deal with the pressures placed on the ocean by human activities continues to present the greatest threat to the ocean, according to the...
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Microplastics buried by marine animals
26 March 2021
The presence of microplastics in the ocean is a growing concern, but there';s still a lot we don';t know about how marine organisms interact with them...
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Countdown to launch of Plymouth’s autonomous fleet
24 March 2021
Scientists, industry leaders and local government are counting down to the launch of a first-of-its-kind multi-million-pound fleet of innovative and i...