Marine biologist at the University of Southampton, UK, whose research explores the patterns of life at deep-sea volcanic vents around the world. First British person to dive more than 5 km (3.1 miles) deep in the ocean. Previously a reporter and assistant news editor at New Scientist magazine. Also author of 'Ask An Ocean Explorer' (Hodder & Staughton, 2019) and 'Deep Sea: 10 Things You Should Know' (Orion Books, 2023).
Follow recent expeditions exploring undersea volcanic vents in the Cayman Trough, including the first crewed mission to the deepest known vents, more than three miles down on the ocean floor, in search of new species and the future of our own.
Follow recent scientific expeditions exploring volcanic vents on the ocean floor, where hot mineral-rich water nourishes lush colonies of deep-sea creatures, with articles about the search for new species of marine life in previously unseen parts of our planet.