The waves may be huge and the surface roiling, but the deeper waters continue as they always have, essentially undisturbed.
Bacteria that conduct electricity with cables may be involved in everything from cleansing the oceans and enriching the soil to guarding our own teeth.
Certainly, in a context of global anxiety, this is a subject that needs to be approached with sensitivity and humility.
From time to time a storm arises in the virosphere and affects humans.
It’s important to remember that Darwinian factors are indeed real and can have important medical effects, but they only modify life around the edges.