‘Secret rainforests’ have been discovered deep in our oceans. Here’s what that could mean

Chief conservator of the Fournoi Survey Project Angelos Tsompanidis, 42, swims over a shipwreck site on the island of Fournoi, Greece, September 19, 2018. Picture taken September 19, 2018. Vassilis Mentogiannis/Hellenic Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. - RC1A7D8FF650

Underwater reefs are just as important for biodiversity as coastal reefs. Image: Reuters

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