The ongoing cataclysmic marine mass die-offs along coastal Chile are growing in intensity after beachgoers discovered millions of prawns and hundred cormorants dead on different Pacific coast beaches. Officials say this marine ecosystem collapse is due to extreme red tides linked to the 2015 El Nino. But there is probably something else behind!

Chile is currently experiencing an unprecedent series of mass die-offs along the Pacific coast. Yesterday, two more were added to the long lists: prawns and cormorants. Staff of the National Fisheries Service (Sernapesca) are currently investigating the still mysterious causes of a massive prawn die-off on a beach called Lisera in the town of Arica, Chile. READ MORE