Jellyfish are Taking Over!

..no, seriously..

Due to over-fishing, ocean temperature rise, and colossal amounts of pollution, jellyfish are taking over. Giant swarms, also known as blooms, have been wreaking havoc to global fishing industries and nuclear power plants. These massive blooms sometimes covering 10 square miles, drift into oceanic fish farms killing years worth of production in minutes. They have shut down nuclear power plants by simply drifting into the plant cooling intake threatening meltdowns. We've killed off their natural predators and they are now growing uncontrollably. Without human intervention soon, there won't be anymore relaxing summer days swimming at the beach and there won't be anymore farm raised salmon, tuna or any other delicious sea creature you enjoy on your plate. Instead, imagine a big slimy venomous jelly. Enjoy. http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/2013/sep/...

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