November 13, 2019 – New website brings together relevant ocean conservation data into one easy-to-use platform.
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September 25, 2019 – A just-released scientific report connects a host of ocean changes with human activities that take place largely on land.
Climate change has serious, long-term, and far-reaching negative consequences for our ocean. We present facts and resources to learn about climate change and the ocean.
August 12, 2019 – The UN is urged to include the midwater in upcoming discussions about management of life in the open ocean.
August 9, 2019 – An MBARI summer intern develops an open-source project for people who want to create their own animal-camera tag.
July 18, 2019 – In a program that could revolutionize environmental monitoring and fisheries management, MBARI’s Environmental Sample Processor is collecting environmental DNA from a coastal creek just north of Monterey Bay.
June 26, 2019 – Newest autonomous underwater vehicle launched to test software for improving AUV performance.
June 24, 2019 – Gray whales are dying in large numbers along their Pacific Coast migration route. Scientists are looking for clues to explain this phenomenon.
The human imprint of plastic pollution is now evident in all marine ecosystems. Scientists have documented plastics everywhere from white sand beaches and colorful coral reefs to the deepest, darkest trenches of the ocean.
May 29, 2019 – The National Center for Science Education recognized MBARI’s Heidi Cullen for her contributions to the teaching of climate science.
Apr 9, 2019 – MBARI’s 2018 Annual Report provides a multimedia view of the institute’s latest research and technology developments.
February 11, 2019 – Walter Munk was a giant in the world of oceanography. He died February 8, 2019 at his home in La Jolla, California.
September 6, 2018 – MBARI and Monterey Bay Aquarium leaders will be participating in the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco.
July 16, 2018 – A team of MBARI scientists is monitoring abalones under carefully controlled environmental conditions for two months to learn more about how these animals will fare in future ocean conditions.
June 8, 2018 – Bringing to light an urgent message of ocean conservation to the public, leaders of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute and Monterey Bay Aquarium wrote a column that was published in the New York Times today.
Apr 18, 2018 – New format for annual report showcases highlights of 2017 with in-depth articles, brand new videos, and vivid imagery.
From microplastics contamination through jellyfish metabolism to ocean carbon flux
Research programs at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) encompass the entire ocean, from the surface waters to the deep seafloor, and from the coastal zone to the open sea. The need to understand the ocean in all its complexity and variability drives MBARI's research and development efforts.