World leader in microplastic research receives award from the Zoological Society of London
Professor Richard Thompson, Head of the International Marine Litter Research Unit at the University of Plymouth, has been presented with the 2017 Marsh Award for Marine and Freshwater Conservation by the Zoological Society of London
Guy Stevens: the man and the manta ray
“The biggest threat to mantas and mobula rays is from fishing.”
Landmark global scale study reveals potential future impact of Ocean Acidification on species’ distribution
Plymouth University news: Ocean Acidification and the extent to which marine species are able to deal with low pH levels in the seas, could have a significant influence on shifting the distribution of marine animals in response to climate warming.
44 invading species 'loose' in North Atlantic, study shows
Plymouth University news: Accidental introductions of non-native species has been of increasing concern since the 1980s when human-mediated transportation was recognised as a major route by which species are transported and spread
Thom Hunt – BSc (Hons) Marine Biology and Coastal Ecology graduate
Plymouth University alumni - Thom Hunt, BSc (Hons) Marine Biology and Coastal Ecology graduate
Plymouth University's School of Biological and Marine Sciences offers a broad range of undergraduate opportunities.
Reduction in use welcome but more legislation required to solve waste problem
Plymouth University news: In the wake of Tesco’s announcement that plastic bag use has dropped 78% in its stores since 5p charges were introduced, a leading scientist says more work is needed to address the issue of plastic litter in the environment
Elyssa Quinton - student profile
Elyssa Quinton, BSc (Hons) Marine Biology student at Plymouth University.
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