People get on board of the French Tara Oceans boat for a visit on May 18, 2013, on the eve of its departure for a 25.000km tour of the Arctic ocean that will last seven months. French Tara Oceans boat navigates across all the world's major oceans to sample and investigate microorganisms in the largest ecosystem on the planet. AFP PHOTO / FRED TANNEAU (Photo credit should read FRED TANNEAU/AFP/Getty Images)
18 May 2013
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