Posts Tagged ‘Jellyfish’

Warmer waters bring jellyfish to Gaza’s shores

Jellyfish have reached Gaza’s water again this year, as part of their annual migration cycle, with many washing up on the enclave’s beaches. Experts have warned that the rising number of jellyfishing visiting Gaza’s waters each year is a product of global warming which has also led to a decline in the numbers of other […]

WATCH: Jellyfish looks like underwater firework in rare footage

The ‘Halitrephes Massi’ jellyfish was unexpectedly discovered by a research team aboard the Exploration Vessel (E/V) ‘Nautilus’ during one of their sampling operations some 4,000 feet underwater off Baja California, Mexico. READ MORE: ‘Aliens’ of the deep? Horrifying shark with extending jaws caught off Taiwan (PHOTO) The team were using their remotely operated vehicle (ROV) […]

Jellyfish Force Nuclear Plant To Shutdown In Sweden

It wasn’t a tsunami but it had the same effect: A huge cluster of jellyfish forced one of the world’s largest nuclear reactors to shut down — a phenomenon that marine biologists say could become more common. Operators of the Oskarshamn nuclear plant in southeastern Sweden had to shut down reactor number three on Sunday […]

Delusional artist says climate change will make jellyfish and seaweed dining table staples

(Natural News) Are you ready to make jellyfish salad and seaweed and sea kale Ceasar part of your diet? A fictional photo essay by Allie Wist, Associate Art Director at Saveur, has attempted to show the significant impact that climate change will bring to our dinner tables. The art project, Flooded, was the result of […]

Carnegie Mellon researchers turns arm skin into touchpad with creepy new technology

     Navigating mobile devices through your skin is not a sci-fi gimmick anymore, thanks to US researchers and their new device called SkinTrack, which takes the concept literally, using skin as a touchpad. The Future Interfaces Group, a research lab at Carnegie Mellon University, thinks that your arm ought to be something more than just […]

A Very Bizarre Claim About What Eating Chicken Will Do To You According to PETA

People are not happy about Peta tweeting that ‘eating chicken can make your kid’s dick small’. The claim is based on a study which links phthalates – a chemical used in packaging that can migrate into meat and cheese in the US* – to stunted foetal development. So it’s an important thing to raise awareness of. People […]

Magnitude 6.2 earthquake strikes off Chile coast

     A magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck off the northern coast of Chile on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, although there were no initial reports of damage. The USGS said the quake’s epicenter was located 18 miles (29 kilometers) below the seabed, 82 miles (132 km) southwest of Antofagasta. The quake, initially reported as a […]

‘Rare’ tornado hits east of Adelaide as severe storms blast South Australia

     Storms caused flooding in regional centres, with properties in Whyalla, Port Pirie and Kapunda the worst hit A rare tornado has touched down east of Adelaide as severe storms swept across the state causing isolated flooding and other damage. The State Emergency Service said the category F1 or F2 twister had likely brought down […]

Jellyfish from the Indian Ocean invade the beaches of the Eastern Mediterranean via the Suez Canal

     Jellyfish packing a painful sting are invading the beaches of Israel and the eastern Mediterranean despite being native to an ocean thousands of miles away. Nomad jellyfish, which gather in huge swarms, caused problems earlier this summer, but they are just one of many potentially dangerous species that have invaded the Mediterranean via the […]

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