Page last updated at 08:07 GMT, Tuesday, 24 July 2012 09:07 UK

Cannes fights back as jellyfish invade

Advertisement

The French resort of Cannes has become plagued with jellyfish and there are concerns the stinging creatures could drive tourists away.

Chris Bockman reports on the police patrols, scientific tracking and safety nets for bathers which it's hoped will take the sting out of summer.

Get in touch with Fast Track via email or Facebook. And follow us on Pinterest.

Watch Fast Track on the BBC World News channel on Saturdays at 03:30, 13:30 and 18:30 GMT or Sundays at 06:30 GMT.

SEE ALSO

Story Tools

BBC navigation

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific