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Are Nuisance Jellyfish Really Taking Over the World's Oceans?


February 1, 2012

earth and environment graphic Evidence is lacking that populations of jellyfish and similar gelatinous plankton are surging in numbers globally and will likely dominate the seas in coming decades. Rather, increasing scientific and media interest, as well as a lack of good baseline data, seem to explain the widespread perception of an increase. Full Story

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