Giant Jellyfish Attack Japan So Good Investigates

Giant jellyfish have invaded the northern coasts of the Japanese islands and they’re causing problems. Frustrated local fishermen are hauling in little else. So one company, RIKEN, is trying to make marketable products from these gelatinous monsters. They’re exploring everything from artificial gastric fluids made from jellyfish mucin to a jellyfish-based ice cream topping. If they succeed, they’ll turn a costly problem into gooey gold. An original GOOD video.

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Jellyfish Populations Out of Control

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Jellyfish are aquatic invertebrates and they’re found in every ocean in the world. With their gelatinous consistency, tentacles and — in the case of some species (like the box jellyfish) — a nasty sting, they probably don’t rank highly on most people’s list of favorite marine species Continue Reading / See Additional Photos

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