• Huge swarms of jellyfish are making it difficult to swim in the Mediterranean - and they're there because tuna is disappearing from the sea

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    Menorca is a protected nature reserve whose diverse species of seaweed, fish, and shellfish make it the Mediterranean's equivalent of the Great Barrier Reef.
    But while the land on Menorca is protected, the sea around it is plagued by unregulated fishing, tourism, and pollution.
    According to the Blue Marine Foundation, 90% of fish stocks are overexploited in the Mediterranean, and 90% of large fish have also disappeared from the oceans since 1950.
    Large fish eat jellyfish, but because most of them are gone the jellyfish population has exploded - making many beaches in the Med...
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