Living with global change

We are investigating the uncertainties and long-term consequences of global environmental change on how ecosystems are structured, the functions they serve and the services they provide to humanity. In particular we are focusing on the essential contribution of the marine ecosystem to food security and the development of nature-based solutions to environmental problems.
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Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS)

Carbon (dioxide) Capture and Storage (CCS) is used as a mitigation strategy for addressing the increasing levels of carbon dioxide in the...

Turbines and fishing boat

Marine spatial planning

Marine spatial planning brings together multiple users of the ocean to make informed and coordinated decisions about how to use marine resources...

Irish sea bathymetry

Modelling the Marine Environment

We are internationally renowned for our expertise in modelling the marine environment and we host one of the largest and most experienced marine...

Wind turbines out at sea

Renewable energy

Across the globe there is commitment to finding alternative sources of energy to reduce our dependency on the finite resources of fossil fuels...

Other recent news articles


Dog whelks

A new complex study, led by PML and published in Global Change Biology this week, suggests that progressive ocean warming and acidification under three possible CO 2 emissions scenarios for the end of the century will cause increased biological costs in a key UK coastline...


Climate change plankton report led by Plymouth scientists

Marine scientists in Plymouth have led a major study highlighting the effects of climate change on the plankton populations in UK seas.


Sentinel-3 and the ocean carbon conundrum

An international team of researchers, including PML scientists, is using pioneering techniques to study how carbon dioxide is transferred from the atmosphere into the oceans. 

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