Whales, Seamounts, and Fisherfolk: How Conservation Efforts are Attempting to Tackle a Growing Threat to Marine Life

By Kaitlin Lebon Hidden beneath the waters off the California coast lies a treasure trove of marine biodiversity. Seamounts, or underwater mountains, are veritable hotspots for a wide variety of undersea critters who call deep-sea ecosystems home. These steep peaks often break up ocean currents, allowing for nutrients to be brought up from deeper waters,[1] Read more about Whales, Seamounts, and Fisherfolk: How Conservation Efforts are Attempting to Tackle a Growing Threat to Marine Life[…]