Antarctica's seafloor is teeming with life, rare submersible footage shows

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The TV series Planet Earth and Our Blue Planet have provided us with some of the most jaw-dropping nature footage ever captured.

For BBC America’s Planet Earth: Blue Planet II series, which is now available on DVD and will soon be streaming on Netflix, the folks at Alucia Productions powered by OceanX, working with cutting edge submersible technology, were able to survey ocean waters that have never been explored before. They took submersibles down to an area about 1,000 meters, or 3,280 feet, below Antarctica’s sea ice, in the Southern Ocean. 

What they found was an ocean floor teeming with life, rivaling the biological diversity of tropical coral reefs.  Read more…

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Antarctica's seafloor is teeming with life, rare submersible footage shows