Unlocking the blue economy

The ocean and seas remain the least developed regions on Earth. This provides us with opportunities as well as challenges and gives us with a new frontier for development and investment. PML scientists are working to unlock this blue economy, and realise the potential of the ocean and seas by supporting sustainable growth in the marine and maritime sectors. This includes aquaculture, coastal tourism, biotechnology, energy and seabed industries, with a strong emphasis on eco-innovation.
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...

People sunbathing on a beach

Valuing the marine environment

The marine environment provides us with a multitude of benefits and services which contribute to human wellbeing in many ways. These services to...

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Consortium submits plan to confirm South Wests status as global leader in ocean tech innovation

The Ocean Futures programme identifies key strengths in fields including marine autonomy, digital innovation and clean maritime.

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PML endorses UN vision towards achieving the race to zero in ocean and coastal zones

“It is 2050 and the Ocean is thriving and abundant ... activities have made a significant contribution to successfully addressing four global emergencies: climate change, biodiversity loss, pollution and the human health pandemic that humankind faced in the 2020s (COVID-19)....

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Climate-ready spatial management of UK marine habitats and resources

Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML) and partners have been successful in securing funding to help investigate how to safeguard the future of the marine and coastal economy whilst also protecting marine ecosystems overall.

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