FEmini - Meet Your Jellyfish Overlords 3: Turritopsis dohrnii

Turritopsis species photographed by Lisa-ann Gershwin

Turritopsis species photographed by Lisa-ann Gershwin

Summary

We chat with Dr. Lisa-ann Gershwin about the incredible, biologically immortal, Turritopsis dohrnii. You've probably heard about this little jellyfish that can live, theoretically, forever.

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Future Ecologies is recorded on the unceded territories of the Musqueam (xwməθkwəy̓əm) Squamish (Skwxwú7mesh), and Tsleil- Waututh (Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh) Nations - otherwise known as Vancouver, British Columbia.  

This episode features Dr. Lisa-ann Gershwin, the author of Stung: On Jellyfish Blooms and the Future Of The Ocean, and Jellyfish: A Natural History.  Learn more about her work at http://lisagershwin.com/.

Music for this episode was produced by Sunfish Moon Light and Spesh Pep

This season of Future Ecologies is supported in part by the Vancouver Foundation.  Learn more at https://vancouverfoundationsmallarts.ca/.