DALLOL EXPEDITION – ON THE FRONTIERS OF LIFE

Documentaries Nature
Olivier Grunewald
France 2016, 52 min, English, English subtitles

In Ethiopia, a unique volcanic site, where numerous hydrothermal events take place, features the most extreme conditions, similar to those surrounding the emergence of life on earth. For the very first time, a French and Spanish research team have decided to visit the location, in the hope of discovering new microbial lineage that could explain the origin of life.