Into the abyss

Shipwrecks, new species, and dead zones: 9 biggest deep-sea discoveries of 2022

Alfred Wegener Institute / PS124 AWI OFOBS team

The deeper you go, the stranger the oceans get.

Peculiar lifeforms and toxic environments are just part of everyday life in some of the darkest, coldest, places on Earth.

Falklands Maritime Heritage Trust

Every year, scientists record new oddities in the deep sea — often provoking more questions about its depths than answers.