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Whale Poop Drives Global Nutrient Cycling

October 28th, 2015

Episode 350 of 579 episodes

Whales fertilize ocean surface waters with key nutrients like phosphorus, which move through the food chain, and eventually, onto land. Christopher Intagliata reports