From the darkness emerges a boot. An old leather, steel-toed, work boot. It shouldn’t be there resting on the seafloor nearly two kilometers deep. I’m…View More The lingering and extreme impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on the deep sea
You may not realize it but the video below is the video you never knew you needed. But yeah you need it. The video is…View More The Video of Giant Isopods Eating an Alligator in the Deep Sea You Must Watch!
This story starts with my research team currently deploying alligators* (3 total, 2 – 2.5 meters in length) at three different sites 2000 meters deep…View More Alligators in the Abyss
As we prepare for our 2019, Gulf of Mexico, Deep-Sea, Wood-Fall Collection, Research Cruise Spectacular from February 11th-24th, enjoy these videos from our 2017 expedition.…View More Experience the Life of the Deep Gulf of Mexico in 20 Videos
There are all kinds of reasons why Paulo Bonifácio and Lénaïck Menot have nerd clout. There is, of course, the fact that they just described…View More A Wormy (and Nerdy) Conquest of the Deep
Far below the surface of the Pacific Ocean, three quarters of a mile deep, lies the peak of an underwater mountain. Rising 1.4 miles off…View More An Octopus Nursery Discovered on a Deep Underwater Mountain
Nearly two miles below the ocean’s surface, we are building new worlds. You might be surprised that these ecospheres are wooden—little log cabins hosting a…View More Wooden Homes on the Seafloor Yield Insights Into the Impacts of Climate Change
OK, folks, time for some more KEEEELP FROOOOM SPAAAAAACE!!! And an opportunity for you to do some science of your very own! As you know,…View More Kelp, Spacecraft, and You
For more updates on my research, follow along at jellybiologist.com, or on twitter @RebeccaRHelm As a scientist, I love jellyfish, and I suffer for it. Up…View More New Research Reveals How to Easily Grow Jellyfish In Captivity
Where do you find the most Narwhals on the Earth. Why Narwhals? Well it could be any species. Anglerfish, carnivorous sponge, giraffe, or even…View More Where Do the Most Narwhals Live?