Imagining the Deep: the future of deep-sea science
30 Jul 2013
6.30pm – 8.30pm
The invisibility of the deep sea creates a sense of mystery but makes it hard to grasp its myriad species and argue for the conservation of their habitats. Higgs, who works on the World Register of Deep-Sea Species, will explore the implications of new ways of seeing the deep – from virtual media to commercial deep-diving craft taking tourists to "inner space".