The ApocaDocs Logo: the Deaths-head Jester

[The Project]
[The ApocaDocs]
[Equal Share]
The Six Scenarios:
[Species Collapse]
[Infectious Disease]
[Climate Chaos]
[Resource Depletion]
[Biology Breach]


It's weekly, funny, and free!


More than 6,000 stories!

A great gift
for crisis deniers!

The ApocaDocs have a Book!
Humoring the Horror of the
Converging Emergencies
94 color pages
$24.99 now $15!
Or read FREE online!


Ping this story
in social media:

Posted Mon Mar 24 2014: from San Francisco Chronicle:
Convulsing sea lions along coast may hold clues to epilepsy
Sick and confused sea lions convulsing with seizures are being found in increasing numbers along the California coast, suffering from what Stanford University scientists say is a form of epilepsy similar to the kind that attacks humans. The culprit is a neurotoxin found in algae blooms, also known as red tides... The toxic blooms since then have generally occurred in the spring and summer, but researchers say they are now being detected at all times.
[Read more stories about: algal bloom, health impacts]
This item will appear in our PANIQuiz!

No reader quips yet -- be the first!

Got a PaniQuip?

Your Quip (limit 140 characters, no links, just wit):

First name:

The text shown in the Web image to the right:

We reserve the right to reuse, remove, or refuse any entry.

'Doc Jim says:
Doom & bloom.

More stories:
  • Scientists Condemn New FDA Study Saying BPA Is Safe: "It Borders on Scientific Misconduct"
  • Barge spills oil near Texas wildlife sanctuary
  • (Convulsing sea lions along coast may hold clues to epilepsy)
  • Big climate report: Warming is big risk for people
  • Plane search hampered by ocean garbage problem

  • Want to explore more?
    Try the PaniCloud!
    Copyright 2010 The