Life in the Ocean Depths

In 1977, an expedition set out to the Gal√°pagos Rift to study hydrothermal vents on the ocean floor. They expected the equivalent of an underwater desert, as no sunlight reaches the seafloor at these depths. Instead, they found a thriving biological ecosystem, filled with organisms never seen before.… Read the rest

Review: The Plant Messiah – Carlos Magdalena ****

With its neon green, floral cover and commanding The Plant Messiah title, I knew I had to pay the heartbreakingly expensive ¬£20* just to read this book, whether I enjoyed it or not. So off I went, the poor biology student that I am, knowing that even if it were a tedious read, at least it would look good on the book shelf.… Read the rest