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First-ever deep-sea alligator food fall

First-ever deep-sea alligator food fall

This is an alligator sitting on the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico right now over 1 mile deep. It’s being eaten by giant deep-sea isopods. Studying this alligator is helping us learn more about the invertebrates of ancient oceans and how carbon from land makes it into the deep ocean. The alligators in this …

Underwater astonishments | David Gallo

Underwater astonishments | David Gallo

We’re going to go on a dive to the deep sea, and anyone that’s had that lovely opportunity knows that for about two and half hours on the way down, it’s a perfectly positively pitch-black world. And we used to see the most mysterious animals out the window that you couldn’t describe: these blinking lights …

Finding life in the deep sea

Finding life in the deep sea

We’re some of the first people to explore this area. The seafloor and the oceans, really, are where life probably first formed on this planet. The ocean covers about 70% of our planet and yet there’s still so much that we don’t know about it. The amount of the ocean that has been seen with …

Presenting the Blueye Pioneer Underwater Drone

Presenting the Blueye Pioneer Underwater Drone

We know more about the moon than the ocean. Why haven’t we explored more? It’s certainly not a lack of curiosity. Perhaps the right tools simply didn’t exist. Until now. Introducing the Blueye Pioneer Underwater Drone developed in Norway. Designed for optimal performance in all conditions, from the Arctic oceans to tropical waters. It moves …