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Keep On Venting – Ep. 2 – What is Chemosynthesis?

Hydrothermal vents are some of the most biologically active areas in the deep sea. Why?
How can creatures not only survive, but *thrive* in areas with harsh chemicals, huge temperature differences, and crushing pressure?

Come aboard Research Vessel Falkor and let SOI’s Science Communication intern Brittany Washington explain these wondrous and beautiful underwater features, as well as how technology allows scientists to explore and study these extreme environments.

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