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September 10, 2013

The most venomous creature on Earth: the box jellyfish, Chironex fleckeri.


They’re Taking Over! From the Arctic to the equator and on to the Antarctic, jellyfish plagues (or blooms, as they’re technically known) are on the increase.
Even sober scientists are now talking of the jellification of the oceans. And the term is more than a mere turn of phrase. Off southern Africa, jellyfish have become so abundant that they have formed a sort of curtain of death, “a stingy-slimy killing field,” as Gershwin puts it, that covers over 30,000 square miles.

Posted by gerardvanderleun at September 10, 2013 10:16 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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Great story but...

What are we to do?

How many ways and times can "scientists" --most all of them lamenting a lack of funding-- get away with predicting the imminent man-caused end of the *gasp* world, only to have their elaborate theories shit-canned by reality's nature, yet still expect everyone to believe them?

I realize the hippies will lap this crap up like manna from Gore's green mansion, but geez, so many more seemingly sober folks do too.

Then I remember that 0bama was elected...Twice.

Posted by: monkeyfan at September 10, 2013 3:40 PM

Must be a lot of food for jellyfish out there. I wonder what eats jellyfish? Should expect a big boom of them soon, too.

Posted by: Christopher Taylor at September 10, 2013 4:49 PM

Jellyfish Heaven

is full of dead



Posted by: Jason in KT at September 11, 2013 8:55 AM

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