- Welcome to my blog. My name is William Saleu (aka. Wilz Kongo) and I am from Papua New Guinea. I am currently doing research at the Marine Conservation Molecular Facility of the Duke University Marine Lab alongside Kevin Zelino who blogs at Deep Sea News and Andrew Thaler, main author of Southern Fried Science.
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Category Archives: Hydrothermal Vents
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Mining the Ocean Floor in Papua New Guinea The Deep Sea Mining Campaign is claiming pacific communities are against experimental seabed mining but their governments are not listening. The campaign is claiming thorough research has not been conducted on the … Continue reading
The deep sea has once again revealed one of its many secrets, this time unveiling an intriguing new annelid, Teuthidodrilus samae, a.k.a squidworm. This unique creature was caught in 2007 at the western Celebes sea, a body of water surrounded by … Continue reading
Ask any biologist why they chose biology and the 2 most common answers you’d get would be because they love animals and they love being out doors (although not usually in that order). Coming to think of it, the decision … Continue reading
Send a surface mammal diving to the depths of the ocean and after a few meters it starts feeling the effects of the weight of the water and atmosphere acting on it. Make it dive down a little further and … Continue reading
The scaly footed gastropod, Crysomallon squamiferum is proving to be as ellusive as ever. My former boss, Prof. Cindy Lee Van Dover has a replica of it in her office at the Duke University Marine Lab and I really wanted to … Continue reading
For those of you who have been following the recent near licensing of deep sea mining in Papua New Guinea (PNG) and were wondering why it was deferred, here is the latest I have on the matter. There has been … Continue reading
I do not know how to break this news to my friends and colleagues, especially those who value and treasure the wonders of sea-floor massive sulfide and hydrothermal vent ecosystems in PNG but the government of PNG has decided to … Continue reading