UK Waters ‘Jellyfish Soup’

The number of jellyfish found in the waters off British coast has risen dramatically. Experts are attributing the cause to three main factors: pollution, over fishing and climate change.

A nuclear power plant in Scotland, Torness, had to be closed down recently when moon jellyfish clogged the water intake system. Several tonnes of the sea creatures had to be removed. The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) has even described the Irish Sea and the east coast of Scotland as