A Greenpeace article featuring original artwork by Nova West
"Seamounts are large submarine mountains, formed through volcanic activity and submerged under the ocean surface. Though they were once seen as nothing more than a nuisance by sailors, scientists have discovered that the structures of seamounts form wildlife hotspots. The steep slopes of seamounts carry nutrients upwards from the depths of the seafloor towards the sunlit surface, providing the sea life with nutrient-rich food..."
Read more at: https://www.greenpeace.org/usa/compass/spring-2020/?_ga=2.53368622.749075178.1601067073-670346200.1601067073