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Wired Science Features Research by Marine Biologist Joe Roman


In "The Hidden Power of Whale Poop," Wired examines not just the impressive scale of whale scat (a recent aerial photo showed a desposit that appeared to be as long as a full-grown blue whale itself), but, as UVM marine biologist Joe Roman's work shows, the enormous benefits it has on the nutrient and carbon cycles of the ocean. Read the story...