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Subject:  Re: Scientists Allay Fears around Jellyfish Boom Date:  7/30/2016  8:03 AM
Author:  DrBob2 Number:  71111 of 90445

Oh, no. The jellyfish meme is back....

Global warming causing jellyfish to flock to British beaches
Global warming is causing swathes of jellyfish to flock to British beaches as warmer seas attract the stinging menaces. The number of blooms, when jelly fish mass together, are on the rise in coastal waters, according to the Marine Conservation Society....

Dr. Peter Richardson, head of biodiversity and fisheries at the Marine Conservation Society said: "There's evidence that jellyfish numbers are increasing in some parts of the world, including UK seas. Some scientists argue that jellyfish numbers increase and then decrease normally every 20 years or so; however, others believe these increases are linked to factors such as pollution, over-fishing and possibly climate change."

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