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Smart Sound Plymouth to support next generation of marine technologies
21 June 2019
The Marine Business Technology Centre (MBTC) has officially launched Smart Sound Plymouth, a proving area for designing, testing and developing cuttin...
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Choosy copepods avoid microplastic-shaped algae
13 June 2019
With concerns around the presence of microplastics in the environment growing, two new research papers from Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML) and partn...
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Prey patches increase seabird competition
5 June 2019
A new study involving remote sensing research from Plymouth Marine Laboratory suggests that in areas of the sea where prey are clumped into "patc...
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Collaboration to stop idling coaches
29 May 2019
In November 2018, several PML scientists attended the AccessLab workshop in Plymouth. AccessLab is a new public engagement format that aims to improve...
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Seaweed helps to trap carbon dioxide from the atmosphere
23 May 2019
New research led by scientists from Plymouth Marine Laboratory shows, for the first time, the important role that the connectivity between macroalgae ...
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Plan Plastic gives PML 'Mussel Power'
16 May 2019
PML researchers have been awarded funding towards an innovative microplastics project through Plan Plastic: The Million Pound Challenge, a £1 mi...
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Seaweeds can attract friends and keep away enemies
14 May 2019
Two biologists from Plymouth Marine Laboratory (UK) and the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel (Germany) have shown for the first time th...
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Focus on diver safety for pilot app
14 May 2019
e-shape (EuroGEOSS Showcases: Applications Powered by Europe), a new project coordinated by ARMINES and funded under the European Union's Horizon 2020...
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Once-in-a-decade review on observing sea states
7 May 2019
“Sea states”, or wave conditions, have been observed for centuries in ships'; logs and other historical documents. Now new technologies al...
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PML researchers educating from the Arctic
1 May 2019
AXA XL Arctic Live is launched for the sixth year running, livestreaming scientists' field work on microplastics and ocean acidification into classroo...
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Identifying plastic hotspots from space
25 April 2019
Scientists at Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML) are using Earth observation satellites to detect patches of marine debris, using a new method that may ...
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Satellite service re-commissioned
10 April 2019
This week the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) re-commissioned a Plymouth Marine Laboratory-led service, which provides processed and analy...
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Marine plastic has a cost to humans too
28 March 2019
Following hot on the heels of the recognition that plastics entering the ocean have an impact on its marine life, scientists have now revealed, for ...
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Massive biological shifts in the global ocean
25 February 2019
A new study shows how a warming ocean has led to unprecedented marine biological changes at the global level over the last decade, and that future cha...
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First UK-wide assessment of changes in plankton community
21 February 2019
Scientists have developed the methodology to complete the first ever assessment of how plankton communities are changing in coastal waters and shelf s...
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Krill and carbon
21 February 2019
Large krill swarms in the Southern Ocean could help remove additional carbon from the atmosphere, in a way that is currently 'hidden' in global models...
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PODCAST project seeks solution for cholera outbreaks
13 February 2019
A new project, Pathways Of Dispersal for Cholera And Solution Tools (PODCAST) will investigate the sources and transmission routes of microbial pollut...
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Event shows how £6.4m project can have positive impact for Plymouth businesses
8 February 2019
Business leaders from across Plymouth have been finding out how the region's environmental and technological expertise can benefit them. ...
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PML scientist highlights marine stewardship in government report
6 February 2019
This week the Natural Capital Committee (NCC), an independent body that advises the Government on how to develop and deliver its 25 Year Environment P...