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Bacteria in the Mariana Trench
March 20, 2013 | Los Angeles Times

Bacteria are thriving at a depth of 36,000 feet at the bottom of the Mariana Trench where the pressure is more than 1000 times the atmospheric pressure at sea level.


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Eruption at Gaua
June 19, 2013 | NASA Earth Observatory
Gaua Island is the above-sea-level portion of a volcano that rises 10,000 feet above the floor of the Pacific Ocean. It has been producing steam plumes for the past few months.

Could Sea Level Rise 17 Feet in 1000 Years?
August 26, 2013 | New York Times
The New York Times reports on an article published on July 28 in Nature Geosciences that presents evidence on how sea level might rise 17 feet in 1000 years - as it has done in the past.

Giant Squid in the North Pacific
January 10, 2013 | CNN
CNN has an interview with Richard Ellis, author of "Search for the Giant Squid", who explains the significance of a new video of a giant squid, filmed alive, 3,000 feet below the surface of the North Pacific ocean.


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