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Climate Change Jellyfish

Lynne Peeples

Sharing Seas With Toxic Tentacles | Lynne Peeples | Posted 10.19.2013 | Green

Small translucent blobs dotted the Waikiki shoreline when Angel Yanagihara set out for a sunrise swim one early July morning in 1997. "An old woman...

Box Jellyfish -- Deadly Venom

Diana Nyad | Posted 09.03.2013 | Green
Diana Nyad

A tiny, clear, cube-shaped gelatinous sea creature is armed with one of the deadliest venoms on our planet. Take it from one who knows too well the pain and paralysis of the Box Jellyfish. I have suffered their otherworldly stings three times now, in my attempts to swim from Cuba to Florida.

PHOTO: Beach Absolutely COVERED With Jellyfish

Posted 06.09.2013 | Green

Now that's a lot of jellyfish. A swarm of the gelatinous creatures, informally known as a "smack," washed up in Merseyside, England this week. The...

Are We Helping Jellyfish Take Over? What Study Says

Posted 02.03.2012 | Science

They've shut down power stations and terrorized beachgoers. But does a surge in stories about jellyfish wreaking havoc really point to a man-made surg...

Jellyfish Spaghetti and Your own Carry Container = Happier Oceans

Graham Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Graham Hill

Apart from an unexpected comeback of cod stocks in the Baltic Sea, it's hard to find good news about our oceans this year, and bottom trawlers and population pressures on Earth are not helping.

Great Jellyfish Explosion Explained | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

If you have any interest whatsoever in jellyfish--and, really, who doesn't?--then you should head on over to the National Science Foundation (NSF) web...

The Sting of Climate Crisis -- On Your Leg

Laurie David | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Laurie David

The jellyfish explosion is worldwide. Scientists blame a number of factors including overfishing, but most importantly a rise in seawater temperature caused by global warming.