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Jellyfish Outbreak

Lynne Peeples

Sharing Seas With Toxic Tentacles

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

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...

Nature's Fashionistas

Posted 06.14.2013 | Arts

When we think of jellyfish, our initial thought may be of their unpleasant sting, but in terms of natural awe, nothing can beat the billowing beauty o...

More Jellyfish Terrorize Spanish Beaches

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

A massive number of small, nearly transparent jellyfish have stung over 700 people since Sunday across Spain, according to the Associated Press. M...

Jellyfish Outbreak Terrorizes Spanish Resort Town

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Several beaches in Spain have been closed to bathers after groups of Mauve Stinger jellyfish have appeared across the coast, according to the Telegrap...

Great Jellyfish Explosion Explained

Treehugger.com | 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.

Influx Of Jellyfish Signal Declining Health Of World's Oceans

The New York Times | Elisabeth Rosenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

From Spain to New York, to Australia, Japan and Hawaii, jellyfish are becoming more numerous and more widespread, and they are showing up in places wh...

Jellyfish Outbreaks Are A Sign Nature Is Out Of Sync: Experts

AFP | Jerome Cartillier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The dramatic proliferation of jellyfish in oceans around the world, driven by overfishing and climate change, is a sure sign of ecosystems out of kilt...