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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...
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Open-source technology offers expansion of satellite validation capability
11 March 2021

Solar-tracking radiometry for all: PML publishes open-source hardware and software for the solar-tracking radiometry platform (So-Rad). 

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Floating the idea: PML supporting the development of an innovative renewable energy platform to serve off-grid coastal communities
10 March 2021
The large-scale seawater tanks and data analysis expertise at Plymouth Marine Laboratory's Smart Sound workshop are being used to conduct stability te...
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International Women's Day at PML
8 March 2021
The 8th March 2021 marks International Women';s Day; to celebrate, we spoke to some of the PML team about their challenges, successes and hopes for th...
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Paul James joins PML Board of Trustees
8 March 2021
We are delighted to welcome Mr Paul James as the latest member of our Board of Trustees.
 
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Western English Channel springs into life
5 March 2021
One of the wonderful aspects of PML is its truly interdisciplinary nature and keeping a look out for the start of the Spring bloom is a great example ...
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What do water hyacinths and plastic waste have in common?
5 March 2021
They are both clogging up rivers across the globe but a new project, involving PML scientists, aims to combine these two issues for greater benefit. ...
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The UNFCCC Ocean and Climate Dialogue in the lead up to COP26
24 February 2021
PML has submitted recommendations for future climate action to a Dialogue on Ocean and Climate Change, in the run up to November's UN Climate Change C...
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Novel bacterial gene makes new step in the nitrogen cycle
18 February 2021
A newly discovered component of the nitrogen cycle could shed light on marine greenhouse gas emissions and their role in climate change, according to ...
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PML welcomes the publication of the Dasgupta Review, which calls for a global re-think on the economic value of nature
2 February 2021
​With marine science input from PML, the landmark global review “Economics of Biodiversity: The Dasgupta Review” was published today, urgi...
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PML Trustee Dr Bev Mackenzie supporting best practice in the shipping industry in new role at BIMCO
1 February 2021
Having opened a new local office in London, BIMCO - the world's largest direct-membership organisation for shipowners, charterers, shipbrokers and age...
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Statement highlights importance and impact of the ocean in a changing climate
1 February 2021
The UK Marine Science Co-ordination Committee (MSCC), of which PML is a member organisation, has released a Statement on The Ocean in a Changing Clima...
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Science with impact at PML
21 January 2021
In the latest assessment of the UK's research centres, released today, Plymouth Marine Laboratory has been shown to excel in the quality and real-worl...
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Special issue curated by PML researchers
20 January 2021
PML researchers were part of the curation team for a recently-completed special issue of Remote Sensing devoted to calibration and validation of satel...
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PML researcher joins NERC Science Committee
14 January 2021
PML';s Professor Nicola Beaumont has become one of four new members of the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) Science Committee. ...