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Must’ve been a giant Q-tip: Scientists have harvested earwax from a blue whale to learn more about its biology, a new study says.
Until recently, my concept of a ‘garbage patch’ was of an area of ocean with large pieces of floating debris, the kind of stray fishing gear and trash from ships and shorelines that collect where currents form eddies far from view of most people. Having seen my share of sea trash in 20,000+ miles of…