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Old 08 November 2013, 01:06 AM
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Blow Your Top Jellyfish taking over oceans, experts warn

Scientists say jellyfish are proliferating faster than ever before.

http://www.cnn.com/2013/11/04/travel...g-over-oceans/
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Old 08 November 2013, 05:47 AM
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I'm not surprised, honestly.
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Old 08 November 2013, 12:04 PM
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I blame the comparative scarcity of peanut butterfish to balance things out.

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Old 08 November 2013, 09:12 PM
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By fishing out jellyfish predators and competitors, humans are creating perfect conditions for jellyfish to multiply.
"Sadly, I am one of a growing chorus of people who believe that, yes, it is too late to turn things around," says Gershwin. "So many species are in such low numbers, and habitats are so badly damaged, that restoring them to their original splendor is simply no longer possible.
"I believe that our only option now is to decide how much we value what we currently have, and to decide what we are willing to do to maintain it -- or at least slow down its disappearance. But honestly, can you really see all 7 billion of us agreeing on that?"
Well, that's depressing.

ETA: Maybe we should eat them.
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