Worldwide Water Shortage by 2040 Unless There Are Changes to the Way Power is Produced
Energy companies need to change the way they produce ... as much water as farms did in 2005, and more than four times as much as all US residents, according to news site Treehugger. In 2008, power plants in the US withdrew 60 to 170 billion gallons of ...
Sperm Whale Shit Will Make You Rich
It’s produced solely by sperm whales, and only a small percentage of them. It’s estimated that maybe one percent of the total population of sperm whales produce ... pieces can be worth much more]. Has anyone ever seen a sperm whale excrete ambergris?
When It Comes to Giant Sperm, This Tiny Fruit Fly Is a Whale
The achievement goes not to the elephant, the hippopotamus or even the mighty sperm whale. The winner ... of its body weight in order to produce the giant sperm. Producing such sexual organs appears to consume so much energy that it delays the male ...
The Power Of Poop: A Whale Story
We know how much whales eat today. We know that a hundred years ago, there were lots more whales in the southern oceans. We can guess what the whale population ... and that's where they poop. Every sperm whale, it is said, draws 50 tons of iron to the ...
When sperm whales talk, UW researcher listens
As a result, much remains unknown ... benefit to the process. He can acoustically measure the size of a whale. The big, blocky head that is the sperm whale’s trademark feature contains a large cavity filled with about 500 gallons of oil.