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Mysterious, 20-million-year-old tunnels in the ancient ocean floor came from 6-foot-long carnivorous worms, a study found

Bobbit worms explode out of tunnels on the ocean floor to ambush prey. According to a new study, these worms had 6-foot-long carnivorous ancestors that burrowed under the Pacific Ocean. Researchers found 20-million-year-old tunnels made by these prehistoric worms in Taiwan. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Scientists in […]
Mysterious, 20-million-year-old tunnels in the ancient ocean floor came from 6-foot-long carnivorous worms, a study found
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12 magical underwater images from Scuba Diving Magazine’s photo competition

The Through Your Lens underwater photo contest is developed and produced by Scuba Diving Magazine. The 2020 competition received 2,636 entries, the most in its 16-year history. The grand prize-winning photo features a whale shark with a mouthful of remoras. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Underwater photography requires patience, […]
12 magical underwater images from Scuba Diving Magazine’s photo competition
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A design proposal calls for building the world’s largest underwater habitat — a deep-sea version of the International Space Station

Fabien Cousteau, grandson of oceanographer Jacques Cousteau, has designed an underwater habitat that, would be the world’s largest and most advanced. The design calls for a research station named Proteus 60 feet deep in the Caribbean, near Curaçao. If realised, Proteus could help scientists study the impacts of climate change […]
A design proposal calls for building the world’s largest underwater habitat — a deep-sea version of the International Space Station
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20 magical photos that will make you want to protect our oceans

Beautiful and intriguing photographs of oceans and their sea life remind us why we should be working so hard to protect them. The oceans are home to bizarre but majestic creatures, such as jellyfish, colourful seahorses, and luminescent squid. Brian Skerry, a diver and underwater photographer, told Insider, “The choices […]
20 magical photos that will make you want to protect our oceans
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Investors are pouring billions into the alternative plastics industry — and these companies are racing to deliver

https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php There are more than 5 trillion pieces of plastic debris in the oceans, and companies are racing to find solutions. More than $US30 trillion in global investments are driving companies to innovate alternative forms of plastic. Around the world, scientists and entrepreneurs are pioneering plastic alternatives, with the goal […]
Investors are pouring billions into the alternative plastics industry — and these companies are racing to deliver
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Deep in California’s Monterey Bay, scientists captured an underwater ‘bonanza’ as octopuses, fish, and worms feasted on a dead whale

An unmanned expedition to the depths of Monterey Bay, California, discovered a baleen-whale carcass on the bottom of the Pacific Ocean. The carcass still contained some blubber and internal organs. Bone-eating worms and scavenging eelpouts were devouring the remains, while octopuses and crabs explored the skeleton. You can watch a […]
Deep in California’s Monterey Bay, scientists captured an underwater ‘bonanza’ as octopuses, fish, and worms feasted on a dead whale