If you’ve never felt the stinging sensation of a jellyfish, count yourself lucky. It’s like lemon juice in a paper cut, but longer lasting. The only thing worse than a jellyfish sting is … hundreds of jellyfish stings.

Scientists recently announced a jellyfish bloom on the Spanish Mediterranean coast, and the crew onboard Oceana’s Ranger is witnessing the invasion firsthand.

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What’s causing the massive increase? Glad you asked:

  • An increase in “nutrients” (aka ocean pollution),
  • an increase in water temperature (aka, global warming), and
  • a decrease in predators (aka overfishing).

For all of you right-brained people, get a sense of the situation through this new video.

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