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UK Environmental Prediction collaboration delivering new research on high resolution interactions between our atmosphere, land and oceans
18 July 2019
More than 50 researchers from across a wide range of organisations and disciplines gathered in late June for a UK Environmental Prediction (UKEP) work...
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A New Chief Executive for PML Group
15 July 2019
The Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Icarus Allen as the new Chief Executive of both Plymouth Marine Laboratory, ...
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Cooperation to tackle plastic pollution
9 July 2019

PML researchers will be contributing to a new research project aiming to inspire international action to tackle marine plastic pollution.

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PML scientists investigating in the Arctic
5 July 2019
Several PML scientists were on board the UK Natural Environment Research Council research ship RRS James Clark Ross, as it departed Tromsø in Norway t...
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Tender Opportunity: New buoy platform to facilitate trials and validation of innovative technologies
2 July 2019
PML have operated a highly successful scientific data buoy programme within the context of the Western Channel Observatory for over ten years and are ...
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The future of the Antarctic Peninsula
2 July 2019
A briefing note published today by the Grantham Institute looks at the expected impacts of 1.5°C of global warming above pre-industrial levels on ...
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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 ...