The Mediterranean Sea is the world’s largest inland sea, a beautiful but troubled body of water stretching for 2.5 million km2 between the continents of Europe, Asia and Africa. Threats such as destructive and over fishing, climate change and pollution are all taking their toll, while trade and tourism are adding further pressure on coastal areas and the delicate balance of marine life.
If you were planning to send monster machines down to a deep ocean habitat that’s full of creatures found nowhere else on Earth, you’d need a pretty good story to…
The depths of our oceans hide a unique living world that we barely understand – but these mysteries are already under threat from a controversial new industry: deep sea mining.
Some scientists think the ocean floor might well be the very place where life on our planet first evolved.