EXTRA EXTRA: We are killing the shrimp - AGAIN!!!!

I don't actually know if we've killed the shrimp in the past, but it seems likely that we have.  I mean, we kill stuff all the time, right?  Actually, that reminds me, I've been meaning to write about my huge step closer to being a vegetarian, but that will come later.  For now: SHRIMP!

Our overwhelming societal depression issues are causing increases in antidepressants in the ocean which are causing shrimp to swim up to higher waters (closer to sunlight), making them more likely to get eaten by predators!  So because we live in a world that forces us to be unhappy all the time where the only escape is constant medication, they are getting drugged into a blissful "find the light" kind of state where they end up dying.  It's kind of sad, if you think about it.  Or ironic?  Probably not ironic.  Probably just sad.  Or unexpected, anyways.

I wonder what other sea life is blissing out to our meds?

Original article: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/07/100706204430.htm




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