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Continued research detects mega-blooms
10 November 2020
Marine science research has not escaped the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic and scientists have had to be particularly innovative at finding ways to ...
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Understanding the chemical ‘language’ of plants and seaweeds under climate change
30 October 2020
A new paper highlights a 'missing' link and novel aspect of studying plant and seaweed responses to climate change by considering the chemical communi...
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Meet the New Buoy
28 October 2020
It took three lorries to deliver the tower, floats and other parts of Plymouth Marine Laboratory's new Autonomous Data Buoy; the buoy is a vastly upgr...
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New research shows stricter regulation is needed on the fate of legacy, toxic antifouling treatments
21 October 2020
Recently published research provides clear evidence of the negative effect antifouling paint particles can have on marine organisms that live in or on...
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Mystery over decline in sea turtle sightings
19 October 2020
The number of sea turtles spotted along the coasts of the UK and Ireland has declined in recent years, researchers say....
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The grand finale to the expedition of a century
12 October 2020

After 389 days, the largest Arctic research expedition of all time comes to a successful end in Bremerhaven

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Top of its class for automated plankton identification
8 October 2020
New research has been published in the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Access journal showing that combining Deep Learning mod...
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National Biofilms Innovation Centre (NBIC) Annual Report 2020 now available
7 October 2020
The National Biofilms Innovation Centre (NBIC) are delighted to share that their Annual Report 2020 is now available to view and download via their we...
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What happens to tyre particles in the sea?
2 October 2020
Tyre particles are believed to transfer in large quantities from vehicles into our rivers and oceans. However, their precise fate ' and the impact the...
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Plymouth scientists play key role in understanding future threats to the Atlantic
30 September 2020
Plymouth's world-leading ocean scientists will play a key role in an international project that aims to map and assess the current and future risks po...
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New project links climate change, marine biodiversity and ecosystem services
25 September 2020
FutureMARES is an EU-funded research project examining the relations between climate change, marine biodiversity and ecosystem services. It hosted its...
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Arctic phytoplankton face competition in warming seas
23 September 2020
As Arctic seas warm, important phytoplankton communities could find themselves competing for nutrients with encroaching Atlantic species, suggests new...
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GOOD NEWS: Habitat refuges of Antarctic krill provide shelter from climate change
22 September 2020
New research published in Limnology and Oceanography shows that Antarctic krill, a key link in the Southern Ocean food web, has refuges from the rapid...
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Making climate science into music
17 September 2020
An innovative technique creates music from climate data, to illustrate some significant effects of climate change in the ocean and to introduce how co...
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Zooplankton and the smell of microplastics
17 September 2020

The shape and smell of microplastics may influence whether they are eaten by tiny but vital marine zooplankton, a new study suggests.

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Monitoring ocean acidification from the sky
9 September 2020
PML's research into ocean acidification and its effects spans across scientific disciplines. One study from last year demonstrated how satellite techn...
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Global effort to investigate climate change using satellites
7 September 2020
PML researchers have contributed to a paper describing a new satellite-derived wave height dataset and produced research highlighting an innovative pr...
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Working together to help save Malaysian mangroves
3 September 2020
New research and information has been published highlighting the importance of the dynamic and productive mangrove habitats but also how working toget...
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New capability for developing environmental intelligence applications from satellite data
2 September 2020
The NERC Earth Observation Data and Acquisition and Analysis Service (NEODAAS) is pleased to announce the successful install of its state-of-the-art M...