Hydrothermal vents, methane seeps play enormous role in marine life, global climate

Posted by on May 31, 2016 6:32 pm
Categories: Science

The hydrothermal vents and methane seeps on the ocean floor that were once thought to be geologic and biological oddities are now emerging as a major force in ocean ecosystems, marine life and global climate. And through their methane consumption, the life forms living at these vents are helping to prevent potentially catastrophic greenhouse problems.

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