Avatar 2: Now With More Deep Sea.

I was not one of the fans of Avatar.  I wasn’t even close.  In fact the movie, more specifically the plot and dialogue, made me nauseous.  But now I am probably going to be there on opening day for Cameron’s Part 2 of this stinking heap of a movie.

Cameron has apparently decided to have at least part of the action take place in Pandora’s oceans, and he has commissioned an ultra-deep-sea submarine that can reach the bottom of the Mariana Trench at around 11,000 meters down (36,000 feet) and film with 3D cameras!

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Craig McClain is the Assistant Director of Science for the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center, created to facilitate research to address fundamental questions in evolutionary science. He has conducted deep-sea research for 11 years and published over 40 papers in the area. He has participated in dozens of expeditions taking him to the Antarctic and the most remote regions of the Pacific and Atlantic. Craig’s research focuses mainly on marine systems and particularly the biology of body size, biodiversity, and energy flow. He focuses often on deep-sea systems as a natural test of the consequences of energy limitation on biological systems. He is the author and chief editor of Deep-Sea News, a popular deep-sea themed blog, rated the number one ocean blog on the web and winner of numerous awards. Craig’s popular writing has been featured in Cosmos, Science Illustrated, American Scientist, Wired, Mental Floss, and the Open Lab: The Best Science Writing on the Web.





4 comments on “Avatar 2: Now With More Deep Sea.
  1. WOW. That sounds awesome. I haven’t seen the first part but will probably get dragged to see the second one. atleast that one might be worth my money (or atleast some of it).

  2. Now that’s some very exciting news! I was very disappointed by the first movie but I will definitely go check those creatures out

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