Life Found in an Antarctic Subglacial Lake
September 11, 2013 | British Antarctic Survey
"What was surprising was the high biomass and diversity we found. This is the first time microbes have been identified living in the sediments of a subglacial Antarctic lake and indicates that life can exist and potentially thrive in environments we would consider too extreme." Quoted from the British Antarctic Survey press release.
Secrets of Whale Shark Migration
August 27, 2013 | National Geographic
National Geographic has a story that explores the migration habits of the world's largest fish - the whale shark - that can grow to lengths of up to 40 feet and weigh up to 5 tons.
The Bone Worm
May 2, 2013 | Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Scripps Institution of Oceanography has an article about bone worms - tiny organisms that live on whale carcasses that have fallen to the seafloor. They are mouthless and gutless and drill into the bones of their host.