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Film crew and our director of science

We are committed to making our science accessible to a wide audience to ensure society understands the importance of the ocean to human health, wealth and wellbeing.

We focus our science communication activities around informing policy makers, environmental managers, industry, next generation scientists, stakeholders and the wider public.

Our team of science communicators lead many knowledge exchange work packages in research programmes and we provide a range of services including media relations, website development, social media, video production and the development of informative resources.

Latest news

PML supports Carbon Capture & Storage

PML supports Carbon Capture & Storage recommendations

21 November 2016

A major investigation from the Environmental Audit Committee, EAC is urging...

Searching for answers in the Southern Ocean

Searching for answers in the Southern Ocean

18 November 2016

A major Antarctic expedition which sets sail tomorrow will help PML scientists...

Experts secure 5m to protect the South West’s natural capital

Experts secure £5m to protect the South West’s natural capital

17 November 2016

A partnership of PML, the University of Exeter and Plymouth University...

Microplastic fragments in the sand of a beach

UK Government responds to microplastic pollution report

14 November 2016

In its response to the Environment Audit Committee’s inquiry on...

Sea and sand with litter

Study demonstrates potential support for ban on microbeads in cosmetics

10 November 2016

Public awareness regarding the presence of microbeads within personal care...

Corals. Image courtesy of Dr David J Suggett, Global Change Biology

Corals - a significant source of crucial atmospheric gas at low tide

28 October 2016

Plymouth Marine Laboratory-led research shows that tropical corals at low...

Plastic in the open ocean

Even the remote ocean can’t escape microplastics, scientists discover

26 October 2016

Researchers on board a research cruise currently in the South Atlantic Ocean...

Training tomorrow’s leaders in environmental science

20 October 2016

PML is delighted to welcome the arrival of 8 new PhD students, to be trained...

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