What do they feed on under 900 m ice and 500 water?

Surprising that there is life at all…check out the amazing story of sponges, tube worms, stalked barnacles and other sessile creatures on a rock 500 m beneath the base of a 900 m thick ice shelf and 260 km from the nearest open water: for an easy read, here is a digest of the story in The Guardian or go to the original science story in Frontiers in Marine Science.

Featured image: “Antarctic Cracks and Fractures 2” by sjrankin is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0

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