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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.

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Seaweed potential in the South West

01 November 2019

Seaweed is an underutilised and under-cultivated commodity, but offers huge...

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...

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Training the next generation of marine scientists with the University of Exeter

A short video on Plymouth Marine Laboratory and the University of Exeter's collaboration to give the next generation of marine biology students the opportunity to experience hands-on research...

The Smell of the Sea, Plankton and Climate Change


Algae in the ocean produce a molecule that not only creates the distinctive smell of the sea but also affects cloud formation and, therefore, the climate itself. Project leader, Dr Frances...

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