Marine Life Talks

Marine Life Talk posters

A series of monthly talks on marine conservation topics. These talks are open to the public and admission is free.

The Marine Life Talks are held on the first Thursday of the month at 7pm, please arrive at 6.45pm to be met in Reception. National Oceanography Centre Southampton can be reached via Dock Gate 4 (between Town Quay and Ocean Village).

Thursday 4 October 2012 - 19:15 to 20:30
Whale-fall on the seafloor Dinner in the deep sea, 19.30pm at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton – by Diva Amon– The normally food-poor deep sea is punctuated in space and time by organic-rich remains...
Thursday 2 August 2012 - 19:15 to 20:30
Marine Life Talks Climate Change: The science behind the spin, 19.30pm at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton – by Michael Henehan Unfortunately, it’s often difficult to differentiate the...
Thursday 5 July 2012 - 19:15 to 20:30
Brittlestars Secret life of a new brittlestar from the Antarctic deep sea, 19.30pm at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton – by Rachel Boschen – Brittlestars or ophiuroids are close...
Thursday 7 June 2012 - 19:15 to 20:30
Plastic Planet Plastic Planet – 19.30pm at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton – by Jennifer Durden – Plastic has become ubiquitous in the developed world in the last 60 years, and much of...
Thursday 3 May 2012 - 19:15 to 20:30
Sampling at Swanage TONIGHT! Solent Aliens, 19.30pm at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton – by Moira Maclean – Within Southampton Water there is minimum of 50 Alien non-native species which have...
Thursday 5 April 2012 - 19:30 to 20:30
Tthe life aquatic (image: Daniel Riordan) Living the life aquatic: a maritime archaeological odyssey, 19.30pm at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton – by Dr R Helen Farr – With Titanic mania sweeping Southampton this...
Thursday 2 February 2012 - 19:15 to 20:30
Coral Why are corals colourful? by Ed Smith – 19.30pm at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton – Corals are renowned for their spectacular colouration. The proteins responsible for this...
Thursday 5 January 2012 - 19:15 to 20:30
Fishing for European Sea Bass European Sea Bass: how do we restore UK stocks and why bother?, 19.30pm at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton – by Nigel Horsman – Nigel Horsman of the Bass Anglers...
Thursday 1 December 2011 - 19:15 to 20:30
Sea anemones The Mysteries of Ageing in a Marine Environment, 19.30pm at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton – by Dr Joel Parker – From immortal jelly fish and sea anemones that live for...
Thursday 3 November 2011 - 19:15 to 20:30
Fisheries Patrol Vessel Local marine fisheries and conservation, 19.30pm at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton – by Dr Antony Jensen – The past few years have seen a major change in fisheries and...