Did you know that scientists discovered us more than 100 years ago? In addition to being commonly known as sea pig-people, we have also been dubbed the ocean’s vacuum cleaners. Besides, we are humble folk who tiptoe around the ocean floor, keeping the place clean. So my purpose today is to introduce you to our species. I think you will find that although we are little, we are full of personality!Despite the sea pig moniker, we don’t look like the terrestrial pig-people you are familiar with. Similarities would be a stocky physique, a pinkish hue, and the habit of foraging on the ground for food. But we don’t have eyes, a nose, or ears. We know that only the soul lasts forever. When the temporary physical body is worn out and dies, it becomes waste material that we can help recycle. Maybe that could be our new name: the ocean’s waste recyclers.Regardless of our appearance, we deserve some appreciation for our role in the marine ecosystem. Whether you call us vacuum cleaners or waste recyclers, we tidy up otherwise unreachable regions of the ocean floor. Besides that, our activity makes the mire more habitable. Dr. David Pawson is an emeritus scientist and curator of echinoderms at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in the United States. In an interview for Wired Magazine, Dr. Pawson said of sea pig-people: “They’re like earthworms. They sort of process the deep-sea mud and make it livable for other animals because they’ve increased the amount of available oxygen in it.”Tragically, life at the bottom is impacted by human activities, and we have already experienced biodiversity loss. Thus, climate change and the threat of mass extinction are our biggest concerns at the bottom of the sea. So, if you are still consuming animal-people meat, eggs, milk, etc., please do us all a favor and stop. Be vegan – to cool our planet as fast as possible and recreate a Celestial paradise on Earth.