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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...
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Seabed carbon stores threatened by climate change and human activity
19 September 2019
New research suggests that some marine organisms are unable to cope with increasing carbon dioxide and low oxygen events simultaneously, providing fre...
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Blue Carbon possibilities
9 September 2019
Blue Carbon research focuses on the ways that oceans and vegetated coastal ecosystems, like mangroves, tidal marshes and seagrass beds, contribute to ...
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Green turtles snack on plastics that look like seagrass
14 August 2019

Green turtles are more likely to swallow plastic that resembles their natural diet of sea grass, new research, supported by PML, suggests.

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New technique can show links between prey and microplastics
13 August 2019
A brand new method has been developed by scientists at PML and the University of Exeter, in collaboration with Abertay University and Greenpeace Resea...
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Studying gas exchanges and zooplankton in the Arctic
8 August 2019
A research team, including scientists from PML, recently set off on a scientific cruise to the Arctic Ocean this weekend in a bid to understand the be...
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Antarctic krill use 'hotspots' for spawning and nursery of their young
24 July 2019
New research, published today in PLOS ONE and led by PML, has shown how Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba), a key species in the Southern Ocean food ...
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​PML and PML Applications earn Health and Safety seal of approval
22 July 2019
Continuing PML and PML Applications' pursuit of excellent standards of health and safety awareness and practice, the Group has just been awarded certi...
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UK Environmental Prediction collaboration delivering new research on high resolution interactions between our atmosphere, land and oceans
18 July 2019
More than 50 researchers from across a wide range of organisations and disciplines gathered in late June for a UK Environmental Prediction (UKEP) work...
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A New Chief Executive for PML Group
15 July 2019
The Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Icarus Allen as the new Chief Executive of both Plymouth Marine Laboratory, ...
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Cooperation to tackle plastic pollution
9 July 2019

PML researchers will be contributing to a new research project aiming to inspire international action to tackle marine plastic pollution.

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PML scientists investigating in the Arctic
5 July 2019
Several PML scientists were on board the UK Natural Environment Research Council research ship RRS James Clark Ross, as it departed Tromsø in Norway t...
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Tender Opportunity: New buoy platform to facilitate trials and validation of innovative technologies
2 July 2019
PML have operated a highly successful scientific data buoy programme within the context of the Western Channel Observatory for over ten years and are ...