An Unexpected World Beneath the Ice

An Unexpected World Beneath the Ice

Constant Wonder

The Wild Life

Episode: The Wild Life

  • Mar 18, 2021 7:00 pm
  • 31:48 mins

Completely by accident, scientists discovered immobile life underneath the Ronne-Filchner ice shelf, hundreds of miles away from the nearest open water, a place where it was thought such life could not exist. Guest: Huw Griffiths, marine biogeographer with the British Antarctic Survey and author of "Breaking All the Rules: The First Recorded Hard Substrate Sessile Benthic Community Far Beneath an Antarctic Ice Shelf"