Artificial whale poop could save the planet — here′s how | Science | In-depth reporting on science and technology | DW

Artificial whale poop could save the planet — here′s how |  Science |  In-depth reporting on science and technology |  DW

We’ve known that whale feces is good for marine life for more than a decade. In 2010, German whale scientist Victor Smetacek discovered that whale poop is like agricultural dung, a fertilizer. Whale poop is loaded with iron, a nutrient that is vital for plant growth. Before Smetacek’s discovery, scientists had thought that whales were … Read more