Among the dozens of endangered species, is a spiky snail named after The Clash lead singer, Joe Strummer.
In Lough Hyne’s shallows, animals and plants thrive that would otherwise be found in the ocean’s depths.
Rescuers have released photos of the submarine wreckage, found more than 800 metres deep. What happens now?
But these ‘cold-water coral’ are threatened by accelerating sea currents.
Here’s how microplastics from your clothes end up in the deep sea.
Unless we know what is in the ocean, we can’t protect the biggest part of the planet.
Almost a decade before the moon landings, humans reached the lowest point on Earth’s surface.
Companies are developing technologies to mine the deep sea, but environmental regulations have yet to be finalized.
We know very little about the deep sea and how its inhabitants, including anglerfish, will respond to change. In fact, more people have walked on the Moon than have been to the bottom of the ocean.
The pressure in the deepest part of the ocean can be 1,000 times greater than the pressure we experience at sea level – but creatures that live and visit there have some very special features.
These ‘snailfish’ look too fragile to exist several miles below the waves.
Harnessing the awe-inspiring living light and power of bioluminescent organisms could change the human world.
It seems almost inevitable that deep sea mining will open a new and substantial chapter of humanity’s relationship with the oceans.
Few fish can survive in these freezing waters, so invertebrates are the dominant predators.
In this episode of The Anthill podcast we are off exploring: land, sea and space.
Surveying the bottom of the ocean turns out to be far from easy. But there was something wonderful about seeing animals we have only read about in old books.
But should we care if the extreme marine frontier is not clean?
People are more likely to support conservation for cute rather than creepy-looking animals.
From time-shifting earthquakes to bizarre creatures, the crushing depths of the hadal zone are another world.
A new centre in Indonesia is dedicated to studying the curious and ancient Coelacanth.