29 Jun '15, 6am

Scientists Discover Sperm Whale Poop Fights Global Warming.

Scientists Discover Sperm Whale Poop Fights Global Warming.

in South Australia, we may have even more reason to stop senseless whaling. The researchers found that in an awesome example of design by Mother Nature, Southern Ocean sperm whales offset their carbon footprint by simply defecating – an action that releases tons of iron a year and stimulates the growth of phytoplankton which absorb and trap carbon dioxide. If only we humans could say the same for our poop, which really doesn’t do much more than just sit there.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/scientists-find-sperm-whale-poop-fig...

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