Crabs living on a methane-spewing mud volcano were recently spotted munching on a tangled, filmy web of bacteria.
A look deep beneath the Afar Rift reveals the birth announcements of a new ocean may be premature.
A recently discovered plume of iron is billowing from the depths of the Atlantic Ocean. Continue reading →
The new term "hydrothermal seep" describes extreme temperatures colliding at frigid depths.
In the depths of the Caribbean Sea, explorers have found the deepest hydrothermal vents on the planet.
Three distinct types of hydrothermal vents, including the deepest vent yet observed, were discovered along a 100 kilometer long strip in the Caribbean Sea.
A detailed study of some of the complex microbes that keep the undersea ecosystem running smoothly shows just how complex life is around undersea volcanoes.
Formed of the coast of western France during a fierce storm in 2009, the unnamed island's fledgling ecosystem faces threats from humans.
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