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Last undersea research lab in danger of closing after more than two decades it went suspended by the government that because of budget cuts.
And now has -- turn to the private sector.
Basically fifty of these bases around the world but now there's -- one it's called -- aquarius -- bases off the coast to the Florida Keys.
It's essentially an underwater office where marine biologists can stay for days.
Without surfacing and apparently they -- to do underwater interviews with us as well joining us now under water underwater -- -- extreme case.
The woman with a Library of Congress has already named a living legend before her work Sylvia Earl -- Sylvia what's the water temperature down there.
Well apparently yeah.
-- were made to increase.
Fair and high -- describes US your work what do you do down in this lab.
We only because I think it would.
-- -- A lot of it.
And there is good.
I I don't.
A lot of I think most people can certainly weird.
I definitely would -- what is he going to.
Don't think it's this jurisdiction.
You know we're here a lot.
What we've been doing what I.
Learning and now it's just weren't.
Going to be that is created a lot of yeah.
And not just nature's beauty.
Until the -- this is quite a -- doing an interview underwater and we appreciate the time today and fortunately we can't hear the -- every couple words because -- -- so it does have to keep breathing so we hear the bubbles there.
And we're able to catch every third or fourth -- words -- Sylvia.
It's okay we did it's just great to be able to see you will waved good -- right now.
Waving goodbye to you but we're gonna put -- the website as well this is as -- by the way it's 76 years old I hope it's okay for me -- Sylvia this is heard.
Ten extended stay underwater and she's really -- so when we can talk to you may be back on her on earth wears on earth back on land we will Sylvia.
That this is the most incredible picture of the day thank you so much -- It didn't matter they clearly didn't do what you can from the water -- -- so hard to make sure that that words for you because we're really excited about being a.
-- talk to her but.
You know water -- sound very well -- open a scuba training.
And did the microphone picks up those bubbles more than anything else -- the website you guys as funny picture we get this point off as well that because the government is cutting funding to this laboratory.
They're asking for private findings they can actually keep it open it's the only one left.
I in the entire world that's why we want to bring you this story today to show you you know we talk so much about space Jon and appropriately so.
But today's budget -- are affecting some of what we're exploring under the sea as well and so it's kind of -- and look.
At the other side of this -- equation if you will will get the story up on our happening now website foxnews.com slash happening now.
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