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Report: Jellyfish Swarms Invade Ecosystems Out of Balance

Report: Jellyfish Swarms Invade Ecosystems Out of Balance

ARLINGTON, Virginia, December 15, 2008 (ENS) – Jellyfish blooms are ruining some of the world’s most beautiful vacation spots, according to a new online report by the National Science Foundation on massive jellyfish swarms in U.S. waters and around the world. At least 150 million people around the world are exposed to jellyfish every year,…

Highest U.S. Court Ponders Power Plants and Fish Protection

Highest U.S. Court Ponders Power Plants and Fish Protection

WASHINGTON, DC, December 4, 2008 (ENS) – The U.S. Supreme Court is wrestling with the difficulty of valuing fish and aquatic organisms with little or no commercial worth, hearing arguments in a legal dispute over what steps older power plants should take to limit water use and minimize environmental harm. In oral arguements Tuesday, the…