deep sea

microplastics

Microplastics Have Been Found in Our Deepest Ocean Animals

Scientists found plastics in the guts of amphipods at Challenger Deep, some 10,890 meters below the sea surface.
Becky Ferreira
2.27.19
deep sea

Scientists Discover Upside-Down Lakes and Waterfalls At the Bottom of the Ocean

An ocean expedition near the Baja Peninsula revealed a strange, never-before-seen seascape teeming with life.
Sarah Emerson
12.14.18
antarctica

Watch This 'Headless Chicken Monster' Crawl the Deep Southern Ocean

This unusually mobile species of sea cucumber has only been captured on film once before, in the Gulf of Mexico.
Becky Ferreira
10.22.18
deep sea tunes

Researchers Are Livestreaming the Sound of the Bottom of the Sea

This underwater microphone is blasting the chatter of whales, sea lions, dolphins, and more.
Sarah Emerson
4.25.18
HOTY2017

The Ocean Scientist With a Hydrothermal Microbe Zoo in Her Lab

Anna-Louise Reysenbach is searching the sea floor for clues about life on Earth and beyond.
Becky Ferreira
11.29.17
Deep Sea Livin'

Watch These Bizarre Spiky 'Starfish' Fight Over a Squid on the Seafloor

NOAA gives us an intimate peek into deep sea life with some dramatic music and cheesy commentary.
Emma Griffith
5.25.17
Seapunk

This Robot Is Livestreaming All the Gnarly Stuff It’s Seeing in the Deep Sea

Ride along with Global Explorer as it films massive carcasses and crabs stuffing their faces.
Becky Ferreira
5.9.17
Okeanos

Watch a Shrimp and a Fish Dance With Death on the Ocean Floor

Would you fuck with this shrimp? I wouldn’t fuck with this shrimp.
Samantha Cole
4.1.17
videos

These Cave-Dwelling Glowworms Will Give You The Creeps

ourney into these northern New Zealand caves where glowworms speckle the ceilings with pseudo-starlight and work up a carnivorous appetite.
Monica Rodriguez
6.29.16
Mining

China Wants to Build a Deep Sea 'Space Station'

China's plans to claim sovereignty over the South China Sea just got a whole lot deeper.
Sarah Emerson
6.9.16
videos

This Deep-Sea Creature is Creepy As Hell

Called a siphonophore, it’s actually a colony of smaller organisms.
Rachel Pick
8.12.15
Hell or Salt Water

Deep Sea, Shallow Pockets

Federal funding for science research has decreased and ocean explorers have a particularly hard time stretching out the ever-shrinking piece of the pie.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.11.15
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