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.
New technologies and maps of the Earth's crust are making geothermal a renewable energy competitor to fossil fuels.
A deep sea exploration voyage discovered one of the world's largest underwater volcanoes off the coast of Indonesia.
Submarine vents provide a substrate for life well after the vents themselves become inactive.
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