FEmini - Meet Your Jellyfish Overlords 8: Carukia Barnesi and Malo spp. (The Irukandjis)

FEmini - Meet Your Jellyfish Overlords 8: Carukia Barnesi and Malo spp. (The Irukandjis)

We're back with more Cubozoans! Presenting the infamous Irukandji, which is a complex of similar species. These tiny box jellyfish pack a punch like no other, but you're not likely to see them coming. Listen and find out why you should take beach closures seriously.

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FEmini - Meet Your Jellyfish Overlords 7: Ctenophora

FEmini - Meet Your Jellyfish Overlords 7: Ctenophora

Ctenophora! A diverse group of otherworldly beauty. These are the comb jellies, named after the rows of cilia they use to hum through the water. Today's mini-episode is a dive into the phylum Ctenophora, exclusively for our wonderful patreon supporters. Join them at www.patreon.com/futureecologies to catch this episode, and all our other biweekly mini-episodes.⁣

FE1.9 - Swimming Upstream

FE1.9 - Swimming Upstream

Dams: the quintessence of human power over nature. Wild rivers can be tamed to deliver energy for industry, lakes for recreation, and water for agriculture. But severing the link between land and sea has come with grave ecological costs. This is part one of a two-part series on dam removals. In this episode, we return to the Klamath river to examine the fierce conflict (and unlikely partnerships) in pursuit of the deconstruction of 4 major dams.

FEmini - Meet Your Jellyfish Overlords 6: Aequorea victoria

FEmini - Meet Your Jellyfish Overlords 6: Aequorea victoria

We're back into our species dives with one jellyfish that opened the door to new era of genetic engineering, at its own peril. Meet Aequorea victoria, and its very special protein - GFP.

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FE1.8 - Jellyfishing for Answers

FE1.8 - Jellyfishing for Answers

How are human activities changing our oceans, and why do these changes all seem to support a new age of jellyfish? What are these ancient, diverse beings: harbingers of doom, or simply the most well-adapted form of life in the sea? In this episode we go jellyfishing for answers with preeminent jellyfish researchers Dr. Lisa-ann Gershwin and Dr. Lucas Brotz.