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Jellyfish Blooms Due To Overfishing, Research Finds

The Institute of Research for Development has conducted a study that documents the impact of overfishing in the growth of jellyfish swarms. As predator fish that typically keep the number of jellyfish in check have been stripped out of the oceans by humans hungry for sushi, the world’s jelly populations have been free to reproduce in ever larger numbers. […]

Disappearing Urchins on Maine Coast, Seen Statistically and First Hand

Over a few summers back in the 1980s I had the first-hand experience of visiting Tenants Harbor and clambering about on the rocky Maine shore. A friend of my mother’s had a cabin on the coast there and let our family use it for one week of the year. We brought an aquarium tank, filled […]