Oceans and Rivers

Giant, Mucus-Like Sea Blobs on the Rise, Pose Danger

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Beware of the blob—this time, it's for real. As sea temperatures have risen in recent decades, enormous sheets of a mucus-like material have begun forming more often, oozing into new regions, and lasting longer, a new Mediterranean Sea study says (sea "mucus" blob pictures). And the blobs may be more than just unpleasant. Up to 124 miles (200 kilometers) long, the mucilages appear naturally, usually near Mediterranean coasts in summer. ... Read more about Giant, Mucus-Like Sea Blobs on the Rise, Pose Danger

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