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Sea Snot

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Jun 22, 2021
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A massive cleanup effort is underway along the coast of Turkey. The government has giant vacuums onshore sucking up a thick layer of sticky goo floating on the water. It’s not oil. It’s marine mucilage – aka sea snot. Polytechnic University of Marche marine biologist Roberto Danovaro has noted an exponential increase in episodes of sea snot in the Mediterranean over the last couple of decades. (AP Photo/Kemal Aslan) Show More...