The spotlight is shining once again on the deepest ecosystems in the ocean—Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench (map) and the New Britain Trench near Papua New Guinea. At a presentation today at the American Geophysical Union’s conference in San Francisco, attendees got a glimpse into these mysterious ecosystems nearly 7 miles …
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James Cameron relives his experience in the Mariana Trench in this video from the National Geographic Channel.
DEEPSEA CHALLENGE shifts from an active expedition to its next phase of scientific analysis.
With his first dive a success, James Cameron is eager for scientists to continue exploring Earth’s deepest point in his custom-built sub.